ROADS, FOOT­PATHS GET MORE SPACE

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI -

Within a week of tak­ing charge, Mundhe en­sured that the en­croach­ments on the Thane-Be­la­pur Road that had pre­vented the road widen­ing in the 400 m stretch for the past eight years, were cleared. Traf­fic in the area which was ear­lier a bot­tle­neck, is now flow­ing freely.

Il­le­gal con­struc­tion above Land­mark ho­tel in sec­tor 20 of Turbhe and in­ter­nal changes were de­mol­ished. In Kar­ave vil­lage, the third and fourth floors of three build­ings were de­mol­ished and po­lice cases filed against the owner and the de­vel­oper.

Anti-en­croach­ment drive was un­der­taken at Shanti, Vin­bro, Parichay, Va­sund­hara, Cit­rus ho­tels and bars.

In Nerul 16 open ground around 700 to 800 sqft con­struc­tion was de­mol­ished.

Nine chawls at sec­tor 38 of Kar­ave were de­mol­ished along with il­le­gal garages.

Over 100 shanties in sen­si­tive ar­eas like Tatana­gar, Be­la­pur and Ramesh metal quarry were de­mol­ished. Ac­tion was taken against mar­ginal space vi­o­la­tion by 18 shops near NRI colony en­trance.

Hawk­ers on both side of Nerul rail­way sta­tion have been re­moved. Strict ac­tion has been taken against mar­ginal space vi­o­la­tion, hawk­ers and weather sheds at es­tab­lish­ments in Be­la­pur, Nerul, Vashi and Turbhe ar­eas.

Over 40 places where stilt park­ing was be­ing used for com­mer­cial or res­i­den­tial pur­pose, have been cleared. It has en­abled ve­hi­cles that were be­ing parked on roads to be now parked at their des­ig­nated places.

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