Mantralaya makeover not under slum rehab scheme: Bhujbal

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 7, 2010 - 00:33

Mumbai: The Mantralaya makeover plan
prepared by the public works department has not been made
under the slum rehabilitation scheme, Deputy Chief Minister
Chhagan Bhujbal said here today.


"The makeover plan has not been made under SRA,"
Bhujbal told reporters here tonight, after Maharashtra
Legislative Assembly today saw noisy scenes and two
adjournments amid uproar by Opposition Shiv Sena-BJP on the
issue.

The saffron allies had demanded a statement from Chief
Minister Ashok Chavan over the Mantralaya makeover project.


The Mantralaya makeover project was prepared by the
PWD, to be implemented with private participation, Bhujbal
said.


Raja Aederi, the architect who prepared the plan for
approval by the Central Environment department under the CRZ
norms, has mentioned Section 33(10) of the slum rehab scheme
but the reference pertains to around 200 slums in Cuffe Parade
area, he said.

-PTI



First Published: Wednesday, April 7, 2010 - 00:33

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