MMRDA builds new office building with an escalated budget of 19 crore

By Accommodation Times News Services

DSC_6294Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated the new iconic administrative building of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) which is situated behind the old building in the Bandra-Kurla Complex. The building finally got completed after missing four deadlines, since December 2012. Due to missing the deadline of the project four times the cost of the project escalated to Rs. 106 crore from Rs. 87 crore.

The information was revealed in an RTI query filed by activist Galgali, he said, “the cost of the project increased due to the delay in completion of the constructing the building and state government had to spend additional amount of Rs. 19 crore in the project.”

In its reply MMRDA stated that the delay occurred as BMC and environment department delayed in issuing No Objection Certificate (NOC), also there were some changes in the actual plan.

The new 9-storey stylish building is equipped with many a facility such as modern auditorium, board rooms, two-level basement, two service floors, public address system, CCTVs, door frame metal detectors, baggage scanners, fire hydrants, sprinklers, smoke detectors, ample parking space etc. The building also provides for sewerage treatment plant, rain water harvesting and solar energy among other facilities.

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