Adani Group The Dharavi Redevelopment Project (DRP), run by Dharavi, on Saturday refuted allegations of bias on the issue. “Vested interests are attempting to derail or delay this project with a revenue potential of Rs 20,000 crore,” the DRP said in a statement. Maharashtra government is also a stakeholder in the DRP. The opposition Congress on Friday alleged that the BJP government was ‘benefitting’ the Adani group by relaxing the norms for DRP in Mumbai.
Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh had alleged
Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh accused the Maharashtra Urban Development Department of removing the provision for ‘indexation’ in the real estate transfer development rights (TDR) of Dharavi, which had originally expressed its reservations about relaxing the rules, according to reports. Forced to issue notification, making it mandatory for all builders in Mumbai to purchase the first 40 per cent of their TDR from Adani.
Unfortunate attempt to create controversy
DRP termed the attempts to create controversy as unfortunate. It claimed that TDR within the Dharavi Notified Area (DNA) was allowed since the Government Resolution (GR) of 2018, which was amended in the GR of 2022. The statement said both decisions were taken ahead of the tender being issued for the redevelopment in 2022. The statement said that the Maharashtra government is currently only notifying it as per the prescribed procedure.
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