After the meeting in the corporation it was decided to give 7 days time for the residents of Ramling Khind Galli and also Ramdev Galli to go back as per the marking done for road widening.
The residents and occupants on both roads have made a demand for compensation for the loss of property.
Ramling Khind Galli would be a 60 feet road and Ramdev galli would be a 45 feet road.
Work picked up pace at Patil Galli with JCB’s being brought in to demolish the buildings.
The Corporation also promised to rehabilitate those who belong to economically poor section and lost 100% land for the purpose. An amount of Rs.3.50 crore from under the Chief Minister’s Special Grants of Rs.100 crore has been earmarked to award compensation and rehabilitate the needy families. Mr. Sait said several other roads would also be widened soon after the monsoon, including those passing through Maratha Mandal School, Darbar Galli and Bhendi Bazaar.
The compensation would be in form of amount for the extent of the land lost by the owner as per the guidance value fixed by the government, besides Transferable Development Rights (TDR), on the spot permission for renovation/development on the existing structure without any development or implementation fee, Mr. Ravi Kumar said.
Both the decisions on awarding compensation and rehabilitation are subject to the decisions expected to be taken up by the BCC Council soon.
With inputs from The Hindu