States to compete to get projects
Only 10% land for SEZs used
Maharashtra was once ahead of all other states in the country in setting up special economic zones (SEZs). But with very few projects taking off, only 10% of the land earmarked for the zones has been used, state government data shows.
DP architect says plan not for densities
Reacting to the backlash against the high FSI proposed in Mumbai’s Development Plan 2034, its architect V K Phatak said the DP was not designed to contain densities but to ensure that the market and building norms were not distorted through such controls.
DP will be a disaster for Mumbai, increase social disparities
Modi questions free power philosophy
Sharp rise in Mumbai FSI, so what?
The Development Plan 2034 has not only increased Mumbai’s floor-space index (FSI) considerably, it has also opened up the until now protected south Mumbai for utilisation of transfer of development rights (TDR also known as floating FSI). Full Story