Over 100 dangerous buildings yet to be vacated in Mumbai: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis claimed that the city has 688 extremely dangerous buildings in Mumbai of which 121 have been demolished during the last 75 days.

Fadnavis was replying to questions asked by Raj Purohit, a BJP legislator from Colaba. The CM said out of the 688 most dangerous buildings in the city which should be vacated immediately, 555 are private properties, whereas 60 are government owned and 73 belonged to BMC. The CM cited the BMC’s pre-monsoon survey conducted in April 2018, while answering on the query.

Nearly 133 buildings are yet to be vacated as occupants are residing in them and are not ready to leave the buildings. “The process of vacating the buildings is going on and so is the calculation and certification of total floor space index (FSI), temporary arrangement of alternate accommodation by the landlord and disconnection of water and power supply of the building,” said Fadnavis in his reply.

While elaborating the status of 688 buildings, Fadnavis mentioned that 121 buildings had been demolished after the survey conducted in April 2018.

112 buildings have been vacated and 167 buildings are under litigation. While the technical committee has to decide on the fate of 37 buildings, the water and power supply of 118 buildings has been cut off and the process of discontinuation of services for 133 buildings is going on.