By Accommodation Times News Service
The state government on 23rd January appointed the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) as the special planning authority (SPA) for around 10 to 25 k peripheral area of the proposed Navi Mumbai International Airport at Panvel. Any development or construction in the area one has to take the permission of the authority. The development has stretched CIDCO’s Navi Mumbai territory which include over 270 villages and an area of over 600 sq km. the new territory of CIDCO has been declared as Navi Mumbai Airport Influence Notified Area (NAINA)
CIDCO, MD, Tanaji Satare said at present the development has bought a long-term assignment for CIDCO to regulate urban, industrial and other development in this region mostly along the Mumbai-Pune old highway, Goa highway and the expressway. The ministry of environment and forest while granting environment and CRZ nod to the proposed Navi Mumbai airport has put forward a condition to revise and recast the development plan of Navi Mumbai to avoid unplanned growth around the airport region. As per the provisions prescribed by the Airport Authority of India (AAI) no structure shall be constructed or erected within the periphery of ARP of NMIA without obtaining NOC from AAI. CIDCO has submitted a proposal to the government for its appointment as SPA for the area around the proposed airport said CIDCO spokesperson Mohan Ninawe.