SRA sanctions deferment in payment of premium for fungible FSI

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) has decided to sanction deferment in payment of premium for fungible Floor Space Index (FSI) under Regulation No. 35(4). Confederation Real Estate Developers’ Association of India (CREDAI) had urged SRA Chief Executive Officer Deepak Kapoor to extend the similar facility for SRA scheme,

SRA invites bid for rehabilitation of slums in Kolekalyan

By Rohit R. Sharma rohit@accommodationtimes.com MUMBAI The Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) has floated a tender for the redevelopment of slums on a land in village Kolekalyan of Andheri on Wednesday. According to the circular, “The redevelopment area consist of 21882.15 sqm and it belongs to Society of Slum dwellers namely Om Namo Sujalam Sufalam

Maharashtra govt may increase size of SRA flats

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The State Authority will examine whether the size of rooms built under Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) should be increased from 269 sqft to 300 sqft. This topic raised during a meeting summon by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to discuss issues on the matter. Minister of state (housing) Ravindra

More Affordable homes coming up from MHADA and SRA in Mumbai under PMAY

By Accommodation Times Bureau Mumbai In yet another attempt to beat the space crunch in order to create affordable homes in Mumbai, the state housing department is now considering a proposal to do away with incompetent developers of stalled Slum Rehabilitation projects which are unable to continue. The proposal suggests that the

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis Impulses Centre to bring SRA scheme under PMAY

By Accommodation Times Bureau Mumbai "Our SRA scheme has not progressed as it should have. We are in the process of making amendments in the scheme,"; Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said at a summit organised by the National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) here on September 21 evening. Fadnavis advocated that the Centre should bring the state's Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA)

Failing to redevelop Andheri slum project for two decades, SRA terminates deal

By Accommodation Times Bureau Failing to kickstart it's redevelopment project for almost two decades The Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) has terminated permission given to developer K S Chamankar enterprises to redevelop a sprawling slum property on the Andheri regional transport office plot. The PWD awarded Chamankar, a little-known contractor, the contract to build a new

Israel to Collaborate With Thane in ‘smart city’ project

 By Accommodation Times Bureau Tel Aviv Municipality and the Thane Municipal Corporation have collaborated  together, as part of India’s ‘Smart City’ initiative, Israeli ambassador Daniel Carmon announced, after opening his country’s pavilion in  the inauguration ceremony of the’  3rd - Smart Cities India 2017 Expo’ ,  at the Pragati Maidan, in

SRA issued notice to 114 developers, seeks explanation over delay

Accommodation Times News Service The Slum Rehabilitation Authority chief executive officer, Mr. Vishwas Patil has recently issued notice to nearly 114 errant developers. The strict censure has come in the wake of developers’ lethargy in terms of implementation of slum redevelopment schemes despite having acquired permission over 10-15 years ago. The