PMC i.e. the Pune Municipal Corporation will figure out the localities in the areas that have a maximum number of illegal buildings and will carry out demolition drives, particularly in 11 newly added villages, to check unauthorized constructions.
While talking about the same Pune municipal commissioner Saurabh Rao said that the civic body will keep special focus in the localities where there is huge illegal construction and will also carry out special awareness drives to make the potential homebuyers aware of the same.
This move is taken while considering the illegal Kondhwa Budruk building, a supporting pillar of which has developed huge big cracks early this week while making the structure unsafe to reside in. Thus, the Pune Municipal Corporation has also issued a notice to the developer.
Municipal Commissioner Rao said that the administration was making use of using the social media platform to create awareness about illegal constructions. Also, the civic body carried out joint drives with MahaRERA.
According to the data of Pune Municipal Corporation, approximately 10 lakh properties fall under the jurisdiction of civic limits out of which more than 60,000 are illegal. The PMC official also said that this number is likely to go up with the merger of 11 villages in the civic limits.
Rajiv Parikh, president, Credai Maharashtra, said that some people are not managing the restrictions on the FSI, margins to be left and reservations for open spaces apart from indulgence in illegal constructions. Everyone, from architect to structural designer, contractor and many others are responsible for this situation.