Mumbai: More than 256 residents from BDD Chawl sign redevelopment agreement with MHADA

In what might be called as a major victory for MHADA, more than 256 residents from BDD Chawl have finally signed the agreement for redevelopment.

According to DNA, out of the 256, 130 tenants have visited the site office at NM Joshi Marg to get their agreement registered online. Out of a total of 800 tenants in these buildings that are undergoing redevelopment in the first phase, 451 are eligible as per final Annexure 2 (part 1). A senior official from MHADA told the leading daily, “At present, online registration of transit agreements of 451 eligible tenants needs to be completed on a priority basis, following which they will be shifted to transit camps.”

Around 400 residents have been allotted transit accommodation within 2 kilometres of their current stay. The MHADA official told the DNA, “We have finalised the transit camps which are within 2 kilometres of their current stay. More than 256 tenants have signed and submitted their agreement to MHADA. We are in process of registering the agreements.”

Out of 32 buildings in NM Joshi Marg’s BDD Chawl, in its first phase, seven have been taken up for redevelopment. More than 400 residents have been allotted transit accommodation within 2-kms of their current stay.

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