The Pune Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) initiated a survey of the Patil Property slums off the Pune-Mumbai freeway in Shivajinagar in October 2021. Nevertheless, resulting from a scarcity of response from slum dwellers, the survey has been halted.
In November 2018, Patil Property slums have been destroyed in a fireplace that broke out within the hutment. The slums are situated on the banks of the Mula river and within the incident out of 1,200 homes, round 100 slums have been fully gutted within the hearth.
Based on Faculty of Engineering Pune (CoEP) officers, the land was allotted to the school within the late Eighties for schooling functions, but it surely couldn’t be utilised resulting from encroachment. At the moment, there have been round 250 slums. The state gave assurance to take away the slums but it surely didn’t occur. Now, the slum has reached greater than 2,000 as per the survey performed by Maharashtra Social Housing And Motion League (MASHAL), a non-government organisation.
CoEP approached the excessive courtroom in 2018 to show the possession. The courtroom has additionally given a call in 2021 that the land belongs to CoEP and so they can provoke SRA tasks on the land. The state schooling division additionally issued a No Objection Certificates (NOC) to CoEP.
DN Sonawane, registrar of CoEP, stated, “Nothing has happened on the SRA scheme on Patil estate slums. We are going slow on the matter.”
Vaishali Idani-Untwal, extra collector of Pune SRA, stated, “We couldn’t complete the survey as slum dwellers are not cooperating with our officials. We even counselled them and appealed to fill out the forms. However, no one is coming forward.”
The SRA was established by the state authorities to enhance slums and supply free-of-cost higher housing to slum dwellers via plot growth, which is carried out in collaboration with non-public builders.
After that, CoEP despatched a letter to Pune SRA to hold out the scheme on the land. Based mostly on that, the SRA workplace began a survey in October 2021. Nevertheless, the scheme remains to be on paper because of the non-cooperation of slum dwellers.
As per the CoEP plan, they’ll float tenders to draw builders, who will deliver down the items. The land shall be divided into three elements for SRA items, a CoEP constructing and the remainder shall be utilized by the builders for industrial functions.