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termed Harbhajan Singh’s inclusion in the Test squad for the Bangladesh tour as a "backward step", in the suburbs. The state housing department is considering undertaking housing schemes and slum redevelopment under the RAY. As per the scheme besides the state and central government’s monetary contribution an illegal slumdweller also has to contribute to get pucca houses under the redevelopment scheme Inability to stop encroachments Another pressing issue is the government’s inability to stop encroachments “Large scale encroachment is happening on government land especially mangrove and forest land every single day by slum lords who enjoy protection from local politicians and officialsLarge scale dumping of debris on wetlands as means to reclaim land is the first step of encroachment Large tracts of mangrove land in Mankhurd-Mandala area are being encroached upon every day The political game of extending cut-off dates will continue till the government does not put a strict barrier on new encroachments” said Hussain A former official from the SRA said “300 persons come to Mumbai everyday from outside the city without a place to live in here Encroachments are thus a reality But there has to be an end to the business of extending cut-off” Exclusion of slums from planned development Even as more than half of the city’s population lives in slums the BMC’s draft Development Plan (DP) for the next 20 years has left out these areas in its planning process Moreover slums falling under the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and the Special Planning Authorities (SPA) such as the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) have been left out of the planning process Some of the areas which come under SPAs include Dharavi one of the biggest slum clusters in the city Bhide said that extending legal status to slums is not enough “Basic amenities and services such as water education and health have to be extended to all For this planning is needed within slums” she said Raising concerns over the exclusion of slums and its population in the future development plan Pankaj Joshi executive director of the Urban Design Research Institute said: “While slums and the population continue to exert pressure on the city’s infrastructure the BMC has failed to analyse the slums pockets in the DP There is no strategy which has been recommended to incorporate holistic development of slums and special planning areas in the DP” The Gujarat slum rehab model A major reason behind SRA projects being stuck in limbo is getting the mandatory consent from 70 per cent of residents of the slum settlement In the existing scheme of things residents choose the builder and builders choose the slums “The scope of irregularities and manipulation by builders is wide in such a case Gujarat developed its own slum rehabilitation policy on the lines of Maharashtra’s SRA in May last year but made one vital change-that of open bidding” said Singh Unlike the Maharashtra policy where developers had to select slums for rehabilitation by getting consent of the dwellers the Gujarat government invites bids for slum rehabilitation and awards contract through a bidding system However Gujarat has also capped the profits developers can make which is not the case in Maharashtra The developer bidding for lowest price for construction of units and highest amount to the authority in lieu of free-held land will be awarded contract for slum rehabilitation It also allows developers to use transferable FSI for seven years and not beyond Since May last year 12 projects have been approved in Ahmedabad out of which work has begun on five projects [email protected] [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Joyce William John | Published: June 10 2013 12:56 am Related News Mornings are neither quiet nor slow on the congested road near Circus Ground in Deccan Bikesscooters and cycles dodge pedestrians brisk walking their way to some unknown destination Everybody seems to be heading somewhere urgently In the middle of the bustlethe raised platform near the familiar Ganesh temple is a world of its own Silence rules here as strangers share space on wrought iron benches lined along the wallsporing into a gamut of newspapers For 40 yearsthe scene hasnt changed except for the number of vehicles going down the adjacent road and the level of noise around The Shivraj Tarun Mandal Trust had started the vaachanalaya or a community reading room on June 21973 as a service to those living in the locality A select group of people stepped forward to pay the monthly bills for the newspapers as a donation to the Trust so that anybody who passes by the temple and wishes to catch up with news can do so for free Celebrating 40 years this monthmembers of the Trust are proud of the tradition they built that is now panning generations G M Bhagwat is one of the old timers whos been coming to the vaachanalay from his house on Paud Road for the last four decades He cannot remember missing a single day I stop here on my way to work and get an update on whats going on with the world And if it rains like it does these daysI come with an 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There is probably no other country either that allows government to make such wasteful use of public land.he also said that a committee would be formed soon to look into the matter.

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