Property Tax Waiver to Fuel Affordable Housing: Hiranandani

By Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, CMD – Hiranandani Communities MUMBAI: For those staying within limits of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in a compact home of 500 sq. ft. and less, the recent announcement by the Maharashtra State Government translates into good news: a waiver of property tax for residential houses measuring up

Pravin Darade Mumbai’s Metro Man transferred to BMC, Sonia Sethi takes charge

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI: Pravin Darade – Additional Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA in charge of Metro projects on Wednesday was transferred to MCGM as an Additional Municipal Commissioner. Sonia Sethi – a 1994 batch IAS –took charge as the Additional Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA, after Darade was posted. Darade said, “I was in a hurry

BMC may get 80 acres salt pan land for dumping ground, solid waste treatment plant

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI: Minister of State for Commerce & Industry CR Chaudhary in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today said that ministry has received a proposal from the Revenue and Forests Department of Maharashtra Government for transfer of 80.98 acres of salt pan land in village-Mulund, Taluka-Kurla, District-Mumbai

Some slum areas in Ghatkopar to undergo for redevelopment

By Rohit Sharma MUMBAI: Housing Minister Prakash Mehta has taken the important decision to redevelop slum dwellers in Ghatkopar Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar, Shantisagar Police Station and Kamraj Nagar on November 14. “The area of Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar and Kamraj Nagar slum is around 155 acres and for many years, this slum rehabilitation problem