Maharashtra State Government has given nod to implement uniform development rules in the state. Mumbai will be however excluded from it. Urban development minister Eknath Shinde has directed to follow these rules while developing a city. Meanwhile, Confederation of Real Estate Developers Associations of India (CREDAI) has welcomed the decision.
This will help in ‘ease of doing’, for national and international investors. New development rules will bring uniformity in the width of roads, size of rooms, heights of buildings depending upon the size of the plot and its Floor Space Index (FSI) potential.
These developmental rules will be applicable to transit-oriented development, slum rehabilitation, Prime minister housing scheme and affordable housing scheme. Cities include Thane, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, Nashik, Nagpur, Solapur and Kolhapur.