CRZ

  • 'Adarsh Society had no CRZ clearance' May 16, 2012

    Mumbai: Sitaram Kunte, the newlyappointed Commissioner of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), on Wednesday informed the Adarsh judicial panel that the highrise had not obtained Coastal Regulation Zone clearance. The Commissioner on Wednesday deposed before the twomember inquiry commission set up by Maharashtra government. He said Adarsh Society had received no CRZ clearance...
  • Mumbai: more 'Adarshs', CRZ laws ineffective January 22, 2011

    Mumbai: The Adarsh society scam has now become a symbol for all that is wrong with the implementation of Coastal Regulatory Zone laws in Mumbai, and while activists have welcomed all the action on Adarshrelated corruption, they hope it won't end there. Environmentalist Debi Goenka said, "It is an example that...
  • Action against buildings violating CRZ norms? January 19, 2011

    Watch the discussion on what action can be taken against buildings violating CRZ norms, like Adarsh society. ...
  • Mumbai buildings defy norm, shoreline at risk November 25, 2010

    Mumbai: The Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam has become synonymous with the blatant violations of Coastal Regulatory Zone (CRZ) norms in Mumbai. But Adarsh is not a standalone case and development rules in Mumbai have frequently been bent to accommodate the construction of many of city's landmark buildings. Residents of the...
  • Exempt low cost housing from CRZ: Jairam Ramesh March 14, 2010

    Mumbai: Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh asked state government to exempt low cost housing from environmental norms. His recent statement on the Coastal Regulating Zone norms (CRZ) could change the future of Mumbai's fishermen colonies. "Low cost housing for the poor built by the state government should be exempt from Coastal...