MHADA's undertaking proposes to demolish 'dangerous' buildings

MBRRB Chairman Vinod Ghosalkar informed that they are developing a plan to demolish the buildings and it will be put on the table before authorities in the next meeting

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After the state cabinet made Maharashtra Housing Area and Development Authority (MHADA) the authority to redevelop ramshackle buildings, it's undertaking - Mumbai Building Repair and Reconstruction Board (MBRRB) - has proposed to demolish ‘dangerous’ marked buildings after the residents have evicted. The proposal is likely to be considered. 

MBRRB chairman Vinod Ghosalkar informed that they are developing a plan the buildings and it will be put on the table before authorities in the next meeting. “This move will reduce the danger for people living nearby,” claimed Ghosalkar. 

This comes after a part of Joseph building, situated at Crawford market, collapsed on Tuesday night. As a precautionary measure, the Mumbai Fire Brigade also evacuated the adjoining Dwarkadas Bhavan. However, due to the resistance by local residents for refusing to move out, evictions were delayed. 

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Taking cognisance, the repair board officials are planning to reduce the time lag for demolishing the dangerous structures across the city. 
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