Mumbai: The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has appointed GD Sambhare & RH Mahimatura Architects to provide Architectural, Design and PMC services for Kalbadevi-Girgaum in-situ rehabilitation scheme. The tender for appointment of the architect was invited in June 2017. The scope of contract includes Planning and Architectural designs, Structural design, Construction supervision and management (PMC) of buildings to be redeveloped.
Part of the lands of impacted buildings in Kalbadevi-Girgaum would be utilised by MMRC for construction of underground Metro stations, ancillary works, ventilation shafts, entry/exit structures and other related activities. The redevelopment of properties will be undertaken simultaneously in the remaining lands and after completion will be allotted to the project affected families by 2021.
“We are delighted to announce the appointment of Architects for the redevelopment of properties occupied by families affected by the proposed construction of Kalbadevi and Girgaum Metro stations. The rehabilitation plan has been finalized by keeping in mind the concerns raised by the project affected families. We, at MMRC, are committed to complete the rehabilitation of all families in a time-bound manner”, said Ms. Ashwini Bhide, Managing Director, MMRC.
As a part of the in-situ rehabilitation scheme under 33(7) DCR 1991, 19 buildings consisting of 293 Residential and 341 Commercial PAFs were identified. The PAFs will be rehabilitated within the same area by following the MCGM DCR 33(7) of 1991 Sanctioned DP and treating all affected plots as part of one integrated scheme.