August 17, 2022

As a way to stop an incident just like the one which occurred in Nerul the place a number of flooring of a constructing collapsed, the municipal commissioner of Navi Mumbai Abhijit Bangar held a gathering with the involved civic officers and directed them to arrange a listing of buildings which might be 30 years outdated or above. The civic physique will provoke the method of construction audits of all such buildings to stop incidents just like the Nerul constructing.

The Navi Mumbai Municipal Company (NMMC) has additionally sought particulars from CIDCO for its constructed buildings which might be 30 years outdated or above.

CIDCO began the event of Navi Mumbai from Vashi Node and it constructed a lot of homes which might be greater than 30 years outdated they usually want instant structural audits. Nonetheless, the civic physique seen that residents of those buildings don’t present curiosity and even don’t reply to this crucial challenge. However such sorts of negligence will be harmful for the safety of life and property of the residents.

“Residents notice the seriousness solely after a constructing collapses,” mentioned a senior civic official. So, the civic physique has taken the initiative to conduct a structural audit of such outdated buildings to keep away from additional potential incidents.

On this regard, the civic City Planning Division has been requested to arrange a listing of buildings older than 30 years. Even particulars of CIDCO-constructed buildings have been sought.

Now, all ward workplaces will challenge notices underneath part 265A of the Maharashtra Municipal Company Act (MMCA), and such buildings for conducting structural audits. They may also be requested to current a building standing certificates inside 30 days of receiving the discover. The record of Structural Engineers is on the market on the web site of NMMV at

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The civic physique has additionally warned that if housing societies ignore the discover and don’t conduct the structural audit, a penalty of Rs. 25,000 will likely be collected from the society underneath part 398 of the MMCA.

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