CITY’S EASTERN WATERFRONT PROJECT PLAN GETS A FILLIP
MUMBAI: It’s a bittersweet development: the Union Shipping Ministry has set the ball rolling to create public amenities on the city’s eastern waterfront, but your role in how it shapes up may be limited for now.
Union shipping ministry has asked the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) to make an action plan to open up surplus land in the port area for the city’s benefit, shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said on the sidelines of the Maritime India Summit. This comes a month after Gadkari said slums on the land will be resettled and amenities created for the city. But, Gadkari has done an about-turn on making public a crucial report by a government-appointed panel on how the land can be developed.
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