Nagpur: Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil told the Legislative Council that the decision will be taken to fix the boundary of Koliwade, Gavthan and tribal Pada in Mumbai and redevelopment work will start accordingly.
Member Kiran Pawaskar had raised the question in this regard. Mr. Patil, in his reply, said that according to the government decision of November 20, 2012, a committee has been constituted to conduct a direct survey of the Koliwada Gavthan and tribal Pada in Mumbai City and Mumbai suburbs and to determine the procedures required for demarcation and its guidelines. This committee visited the place between 2015 and 2017 and conducted several inspections of some sites. The committee has submitted its report to the government on May 2, 2016. Further action is being taken in this regard, he informed the House.
Mr Patil said that the proposal for rehabilitation of tribal pades and eligible encroachments of Sanjay Gandhi National Park has been submitted to the government by the Chief Conservator of Forests and the Sanjay Gandhi National Park and the proposal for rehabilitation has been forwarded to the slum rehabilitation authority for proper action.
Leader of Opposition Dhananjay Munde, Member Pravin Drekar, Niranjan Davkhare and Bhai Jagtap took part in the discussion.