By Accommodation Times News Service
Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan has ruled out regularizing illegal constructions under the cluster development policy. The guidelines to rebuild the city’s old constructions in the form of clusters will be announced on Monday.
“The government will see that our stand does not harm the overall policy of redevelopment,” said chief minister Prithviraj Chavan while replying to a discussion on the policy demand for cluster policy for all major cities in the state. The all-important policy for Mumbai to redevelop old and non-regularized constructions in the form of a cluster will be announced on Monday.
Replying to the demand by the saffron combine for a cluster policy in Thane and other cities, Chavan said the policy for Mumbai would be announced next week while the one for other cities will come up within a month due to some technical and legal issues involved. “In Mumbai, there has been a huge response to single-plot or pencil redevelopment of buildings but unfortunately there were few takers for the cluster policy and only two schemes are being taken up in the entire city. Hence it is a challenge to make cluster redevelopment an attractive proposition But the process is very tedious as several angles of development are involved,” he said. According to Chavan, the committee set up to draft the cluster policy had already submitted its recommendation