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    Mumbai: MMRDA waits for new Coastal Zone Management Plan

    Mumbai: The total measurement of salt pan land available for development will be known once the new Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) is prepared. The plan will be based on the rules listed under Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) 2011.

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    Mumbai: Fishermen smell something fishy in Devendra Fadnavis’ plan to ease coastal rules

    Mumbai: The fishing community smells something fishy about Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ plan seeking approval from the central government to tweak the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification of 2011. When the notification was amended in 2011, it gave the state government bodies which could include civic bodies and the development authority among others the stake over 51% of the redevelopment plan. However, with the new proposal, private stakeholders, who will develop the

  • Mumbai: Coastal circuit planned to promote tourism in Konkan

    Mumbai: The state tourism ministry plans road linkages between temples, beaches and forts with the Rs 10,000 crore Mumbai-Goa coastal road being developed by the Union ministry of road transport with a view to develop coastal tourism circuit along the 720-km long coast in the state. Madan Yerawar, minister of state (MoS) for tourism, said that the government also intends to use the 1,600 hectares of land bank with the

  • Mumbai: Sewage treatment plants OK in costal regulation zone

    New Delhi: The Environment and Forest Ministry has relaxed the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification of 2011 to allow construction of sewage treatment plants in CRZ-I areas of Greater Mumbai in exceptional circumstances if no alternate site is available to set up such facilities.

  • Collector’s office files FIR into illegal const at Versova

    Mumbai: The suburban collector’s office has registered an FIR against 53 unauthorised structures it had identified in the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) in suburban Versova, an official said today. Deependra Singh Kushwah, Mumbai suburban collector said that the district administration has called a joint meeting of the concerned departments next week and future steps that need to be taken on illegal constructions will be discussed.

  • Get environmental clearance online from now

    New Delhi : Citizens of Mumbai and 13 states, including Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra, need not run around any longer for the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearances for any construction along the seaside as Environment and Forest Minister Anil Madhav Dave on Wednesday launched a web portal for grant of such clearances.

  • Maha to remove 1K illegal houses on mangrove land

    Mumbai : The state Mangrove Cell is planning to begin an eviction drive of 1000-plus houses that have encroached on notified mangroves in areas such as Colaba, Saidham Nagar in Parel, Chikoowadi in Borivali and Shankarwadi in Jogeshwari areas of Mumbai. The drive is expected to begin in October, after the monsoon withdraws from the city.

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    Plea seeks High Court prod for demolition near Haji Ali

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday directed the State Government and the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to file a reply in response to a public interest litigation seeking demolition of an illegal structure near the iconic Haji Ali Dargah.

  • Coastal road to soon be a reality now

    Mumbai : Mumbai’s coastal road has finally seen the light of day, as the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) on Wednesday cleared the final notification for this project. This facilitates reclamation of land for constructing the 35.6-km road connecting Nariman Point to Kandivali.

  • ‘Green’ signal to Coastal Road from Nariman Point to Kandivili

    New Delhi :  In a big relief to Mumbai, the Environment and Forests Ministry on Monday decided to relax the 1991 CRZ (Coastal Regulation Zone) notification in the metropolis to allow a 35-km long coastal ring road for decongesting vehicular traffic and permit reconstructions hitherto not allowed in the coastal areas, though with a rider that the construction line should not encroach further towards the sea.

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