9TH MARCH 2018

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First RERA conciliation hearings from March 10

Publication: MUMBAI MIRROR Date : 09 MARCH 2018
17 complaints will be heard by MahaRERA benches in Mumbai, Pune; most cases relate to delayed possession and refunds



MahaRERA hears 50% of cases, levies ₹50,000 to ₹10L penalties

Publication: TIMES OF INDIA Date : 08 MARCH 2018
The Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) has heard 900 out of 1,800 complaints and levied penalties ranging from Rs 50,000-Rs 10 lakh

MahaRERA gets 2,000 complaints

Publication: THE ASIAN AGE Date : 09 MARCH 2018
Mumbai: The MahaRERA (Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority) has received nearly 2,000 complaints from home buyers and developers across the state, with more than 90 per cent complaints registered by home buyers.



State economy expected to grow 7.3% in 2017-18: Survey

Publication: MUMBAI MIRROR Date : 09 MARCH 2018
The state’s economy is expected to grow by 7.3 per cent in 2017-18 over the previous year, says the Economic Survey tabled in the state Legislature on Thursday.

Maharashtra to grow at 7.3% in FY18: Sudhir Mungantiwar

Publication: MINT Date : 09 MARCH 2018
Mumbai: Maharashtra will grow at an estimated 7.3% in 2017-18, slower than the 10% achieved in 2016-17, finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said, ahead of his fourth budget on Friday.

Economic Survey 2017-18 finds holes in Maharashtra government’s investment claims

Publication: HINDUSTAN TIMES Date : 09 MARCH 2018
TThe Maharashtra government’s wait to get promised investment is getting longer. The Devendra Fadnavis-led government has been expecting a total investment of around Rs88,000 crore since 2016



Navy giving ‘selective nod’ to builders?

Publication: TIMES OF INDIA Date : 09 MARCH 2018
Mumbai: The Indian navy has allowed just three builders in Mumbai to start construction near its installations in the past one year, raising questions if it was being “selective” in granting these permissions. About 300-odd redevelopment projects remain stuck for want

Aarey residents alleged state wanted to amend DP 2034 to change land use for Metro car shed

Publication: THE INDIAN EXPRESS Date : 08 MARCH 2018
A bench of Justice S C Dharmadhikari and Justice P D Naik, allowed the petitioners to amend their petition following the notification pertaining to DP-2034.

Portion of Mahim Nature Park part of Dharavi

Publication: DNA Date : 09 MARCH 2018
The Dharavi Redevelopment Project has proposed that 1.68 lakh sq m of Mahim Nature Park (MNP) be included in Sector V of Dharavi. The modification proposal is now seeking suggestions and objections from the public.

BMC Commissioner Ajoy Mehta asks for scientific tree pruning across Mumbai

Publication: DNA Date : 09 MARCH 2018
After four people lost their lives to incidents of tree falling last year, Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta held a review meeting last week.

Ensure Slum Rehabilitation Authority officials mention name, designation in file notings

Publication: DNA Date : 09 MARCH 2018
The State Information Commission (SIC) in an order has directed the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) to ensure that all officials mention their name and designation on file notings along with their signature.



Man who stops time

Publication: THE INDIAN EXPRESS Date : 09 MARCH 2018
Pune-born Doshi has designed over 100 buildings across the country in his nearly seven-decade career as architect, teacher and urban planner. It’s his belief in relationships, constant attempt at wanting to challenge norms, and stay curious that make Doshi’s work worthy of the prestigious Pritzker Prize.

B.V. Doshi and the building of the Indian nation

Publication: MINT Date : 09 MARCH 2018
On Wednesday, Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi, 90, became the first Indian to win architecture’s highest accolade, the Pritzker Prize.

Pritzker prize winning architect Balkrishna Doshi empowering have-nots through housing

Publication: HINDUSTAN TIMES Date : 09 MARCH 2018
The phones haven’t stopped ringing at his Ahmedabad home and office since the announcement.

The ease of doing business comes with trade-offs

Publication: MINT Date : 09 MARCH 2018
The World Bank’s annual “Doing Business” (DB) report is probably its most-cited publication. It is also the Bank’s most contentious, and with the release of Doing Business 2018 last October,


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