Illegal structures a major problem in Pune’s Pimpri-Chinchwad

By Accommodation Times News Services

illegal-building1Illegal constructions in Pune is increasing Pimpri-Chinchwad has three planning authorities out of which 66,324 structures are in the municipal corporation limits, under the new township development authority there are about 16,000 structures while in MIDC area there are 1,300 structures which are illegal, he said.

The Bombay High Court had earlier sent eviction notices to 66,324 structures. According to HC orders, the civic body had demolished some structures and cases were filed against those making illegal constructions.

Recently, demolition of illegal constructions in Pune is increasing Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has carried on many demolitions in the city, During the last year, the PCMC administration had destroyed over 500 structures, which includes over 2,200 flats, whereas, PMC has demolished over 3,300 illegal constructions in the last year.

PMC demolished illegal constructions spread over 4,000 sq ft in Warje. During last month, the civic administration had acted against encroachments in Ambegaon, Bavdhan and Yerawada. Illegal constructions over 1,432 sq ft, 9,000 sq ft and 4,632 sq ft, receptively were demolished in the drive. They have also initiated a special drive against encroachments on nullahs, roads and footpaths was also carried out.

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