After the Prime Minister has given a green signal for the new Navi Mumbai airport, it is facing opposition from five villages; the state government is already planning out a substitute plan for the new airport in the state.
The new plan was declared by the CM Pritiviraj Chavan while addressing a submit in the state. The state government is working out on a cashless land for land formula with the agitators. The govt is planning to develop a new township named Pushpak Nagar in which they will give back 27 pc to the affected people.
According to this plan the value will be per hectare will be around Rs 19 cr. The state govt is also planning to extend Juhu airport 22 km further into the sea. The city is chocking and it needs to grow in every direction.
The CM said that his close connection with infra sector brought him from Delhi to Maharashtra to become the Chief Minister of the state. The govt is also planning new cluster policy or the sector to grow in the state.
The govt is planning proper housing colonies with better amenities and requested the public to give their suggestions for the development of the city.
On the burning matter of demolition of Campa Cola premises, he declared that his sympathies are with the residents but his hands were tied as the top court had given the order to demolish the compound.
The CM also declared that the state government has already ordered infrastructure projects worth Rs 6,000 crore to Rs 7,000 crore. These include Mumbai’s first metro, monorail, new eastern freeway, new cross road between Chembur and Santacruz and new elevated Sahar road.