State government approves to bring Vasai, Panvel, Alibaug, Khalapur, Pen, Palghar under MMRDA

On Wednesday, Maharashtra state government gave its nod to bring Vasai, Panvel, Alibaug, Khalapur, Pen, and Palghar under the Maharashtra Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA).

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In an attempt to expand the city's administrative efficiency, Maharashtra state government on Wednesday approved the proposal to include Vasai, Panvel, Alibaug, Khalapur, Pen, and Palghar under the Maharashtra Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA).

The model by the state government was adopted to ensure effective coordination and execution of policies in the local bodies that constitute the extended neighbouring areas of Mumbai.

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The decision is being seen as a politically important move ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. Shiv Sena, who is in alliance with BJP, did not object to the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' decision.

The decision to bring Vasai, Alibaug, Khalapur, Panvel and Palghar under the MMRDA will increase its area by 2,000 sq km.

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