Published On: Fri, Mar 25th, 2011

MMRDA to appoint Project Management Consultant for Rental housing projects

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Mumbai March 24, 2011: MMRDA has called for the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Empanelment of Consultants for providing consultancy services for the rental housing projects at various locations in MMR. The PMC will ensure the completion of project as per the specifications stipulated by MMRDA and quality control.
Mr. Dilip Kawathkar, Joint Project Director (PR), MMRDA said, “MMRDA has granted about 50 Locational Clearances till date for about 2.75 lakh Rental Housing Units in MMR.
He added that this project is declared as Vital Public Purpose Project and about 5 lakh Rental Housing Units will be procured in next 5 years from the developers. We have issued RFPs inviting the agencies who have executed and were engaged in various infrastructure projects in Mumbai to set empanelled for providing services to Rental housing. We are looking for special consultants for various aspects of the project. This would ensure speedy and quality project work.”
The scope of services broadly includes the consultants to complete the project as per the specifications stipulated by MMRDA and Quality Control. The Consultants will also review the plans/layout/designs in conformity to the standards /approvals from ULBs/ MMRDA etc. They will supervise the project and follow up of schedule and milestone to ensure time bound completion of project. Ensure that all civic utilities/amenities & services are provided by the developers in conformity to developer’s agreement with MMRDA and Rental Housing Units are handed over to MMRDA as per the agreement.
The Rental Housing project is a slum prevention Scheme. The Authority has set a goal of constructing five lakh houses – 160sq.ft.each – in the next five years. The homes will be given out on rental basis charging Rs 800 to Rs 1,500 per month. Any individual, who has been a resident of Maharashtra for the last 15 years, working in MMR and has a minimum monthly family income of Rs 5,000, could avail a home under this scheme.297

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