Jul 2, 2016

Eco zone final draft clears car shed in Aarey

Mumbai: Key infra projects like metro and mono rail and utilities like transmission cables are proposed to be allowed in the eco -sensitive zone (ESZ) around Sanjay Gandhi National Park, says the draft of the final notification on the zone.

The January draft had only mentioned roads, reports Clara Lewis. The final draft is also open to construction in the ESZ as sanctioned in the local development plan, subject to rules. The BMC has picked two spots in Aarey Colony for the proposed Metro III car shed, besides a proposed freight corridor through the national park and an underground tunnel forming part of the Goregaon Mulund Link road.

SOURCE - TOI