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18000 homes to be created under Rs.5000-cr Goregaon revamp.

The Maharashtra housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) is all set to undertake a massive redevelopment project at Motilal Nagar in Goregaon. Spread across 128 acres , the revamp is expected to cost approximately Rs 5000 Cr. The project involves the rehabilitation  of 3628 families into bigger houses and will also generate approximately 18,000 affordable homes. According to Mhada Mumbai ... Read More »

Metro, mass housing to be launched by PM Modi today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to launch infrastructure and housing projects worth about Rs 41000 Crore in the state on Tuesday, said officials on the eve of the visit. Soon after reaching the state capital in the morning, Modi is to attend an event organised by a TV channel and release the book “TImeless Laxman” at Raj Bhavan later. The ... Read More »

Builder booked for forgery and duping home buyer.

The Kharghar police have booked a builder for forgery and duping a home buyer of rs 15.44 lakh taken as booking amount for a flat in Ulwe in 2012. The builder , Umesh Chaube , reportedly told the victim , Vinod Singh , a resident of Nerul that the construction of the building will be completed in three years after ... Read More »

PM to attend Kalyan Metro bhoomi pujan next Tuesday

Prime minister Narendra Modi will attend the bhumi pujan of  MMRDA’s 23.6 km Kalyan-Bhiwandi-Thane metro on December 18 . Modi at his last rally before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections , had promised the Metro. Kalyan – Dombivli Municipal Corporation commissioner said Modi was coming for MMRDA’s programme. And said Modi May also attend bhumi pujans of some other major ... Read More »

Cidco looks to turn Ulwe into ‘Santacruz of Navi Mumbai’

With the inauguration of the Nerul Belapur Kharkopar railway corridor thousands of people from across Mumbai, Thane and Raigad have started migrating to Ulwe, the new residential area near the upcoming international airport. In the view of this, the CIDCO officials are working round the clock to ensure the area can offer all basic civic amenities to residents , and ... Read More »

Trial for Local to Nashik to be done in ghat section first by CR

Soon passengers from Mumbai region will be able to take EMU to Nashik if a Central Railway plan passes muster. The trains , with automatic closing doors, will operate between Kalyan and Nashik Road if trials in the steep ghat section are successful. A CR official said EMU services are likely to be faster and also have more passenger capacity. ... Read More »

Much awaited Rs. 1.94 crore Nerul Subway to open by year end

After missing multiple deadlines , the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation said it will inaugurate the subway on palm beach road by year end. The 72 meter long and 7.5 meter wide subway is being built near Karave village in Nerul since February. The project is worth 1.94 crore . The locals had been demanding infrastructure to help them cross the ... Read More »

Mumbai to get 210 new ac locals under MUTP-3A

In a boost to the existing suburban railway network and the plan to expand it in the MMR , the state government on Wednesday gave nod to the Rs 54777 crore Mumbai urban Transport Project 3A. According to railway officials , the proposal will now be sent to Niti Ayog for further clearance and finally to the union cabinet . ... Read More »

Builder held for selling booked flats to third parties

A 65 year old builder who allegedly invited several investors to book flats in his under construction project and subsequently sold the units to others was arrested by Mumbai police’s economic offence wing on Tuesday. Nepen Sea Road resident Prakash Mehta a director in Kalpavruksha Realty, is the first person to be arrested in the alleged Rs 18.9 crore cheating ... Read More »

Eight Acres of mangroves to be cut for NMIA road.

Around eight acres of mangroves have to be cut as the timeline for the completion of the Navi Mumbai International Airport project is being jeopardized. Last month the Expert Appraisal Committee of the Union ministry of environment , forest and climate change approved the cutting of the mangroves in view of the larger public interest.  Last week , chief minister ... Read More »