All slum dwellers residing on the plot prior to 1/1/2000 and are in use of the structure are eligible for rehabilitation.
- At least 70% of the slum dwellers in a slum, unite under a Slum Dwellers Co-operative Housing Society.
- They appoint a Chief Promoter. Collect share capital of Rs. 50/- per member and Re. 1/- as entrance fee. This amount is then deposited in the name of the proposed housing society in the Mumbai District Central Co-operative/ Maharashtra State Co-operative Bank Ltd.
- Documents regarding the title of the land are collected by the society. The plot is measured and the slum structures are properly demarcated.
- Survey of the structures on the plot is carried out and the structures are numbered on the plan. A table of the house number as per plan and the name of the occupant is prepared.
- A suitable developer is appointed by the society by a general body resolution. The developer appoints professionals like Architect/ Licensed surveyor; Structural engineer; etc.
- The developer enters into individual agreements with all the slum dwellers agreeing to participate in the scheme.
- A proposal enclosing requisite plans, annexure and documents is submitted by the architect to SRA.
- Initial scrutiny of the proposal is carried out by the concerned sub-engineer. It is ensured that all requisite documents are submitted along with the proposal.
- If the proposal is in order, the amount of scrutiny fee to be paid is worked out by the sub-engineer.
- The scrutiny fee is paid by the developer.
- Annexure II is forwarded to the competent authority for certification.
- Annexure III is simultaneously forwarded to the financial wing for scrutiny.
- Annexure I is scrutinized by the engineering wing.
- After Annexure II & III are certified by the competent authorities, approvals to LOI, layout. Intimation of Approval and commencement certificate to the first building for work up to plinth are processed. Endeavour is made to issue all these four approvals at one go, at least for the first rehabilitation building.
- The society draws lots for allotment of the tenements to the members who are ready to participate in the scheme. Draw for the non- participating members from the remaining tenements is also drawn.
- The developer arranges for transit accommodation to the slum dwellers, which can be either on-site or off site, as mutually agreed between the slum dwellers and the developers.
- In case the developer has difficulty in arranging for suitable transit accommodation, due to site constraints, SRA extends all help to the developers to locate suitable site in the vicinity for construction of transit camps and helps to obtain permissions from concerned authorities for the same. In case no suitable site is available in the vicinity, transit camps of MHADA, MMRDA, etc can be rented by the developers. SRA extends all possible help for obtaining these transit tenements from these authorities.
- Draw of lots for allotment of transit tenements is prepared
- The slum dwellers are shifted to the transit camps and their hutments demolished. The slum dwellers who do not agree to participate in the scheme are given notice by the society stating the allotment details and requesting them to participate in the scheme.
- If these members do not agree to participate within 15 days of the approval of the proposal, they are physically evicted from the site under the provisions of Sec 33 & 38 of Maharashtra Slum Areas (Improvement, Clearance and Redevelopment) Act, 1971, to ensure that there is no obstruction to the scheme.
- After demolition of the structures, work upto plinth is completed.
- After checking the plinth dimensions, further permission to carry out construction beyond plinth is granted.
- Plans for the other buildings – both for sale and rehabilitation – are then approved.
- Building permissions for the buildings for sale are given in proportion to the permissions given for the buildings for rehabilitation.
- Upon completion of the rehabilitation building/ wing, list of allotment is drawn up. The allotment is done in the joint name of the head of the household and the spouse.
- Building completion certificate is submitted by the architect.
- After checking the building and for compliance of the IOA conditions, Occupation permission to the building is granted. The slum dwellers are given possession of the tenements as per the allotment list
- SRA issues identity cards to the slum dwellers.
- Further construction of the remaining building/s is then taken up.
- Further building permissions as well as occupation permissions to the buildings are then granted in due course.
- Upon completion of the last buildings in the layout, the underlying land is transferred on lease to the society of slum dwellers. In case of Government lands, the lease rent is nominal.
- Separate property cards for the rehabilitation building plot and the sale building plot as well as for the reservation plots to be handed over are prepared. SRA acts as the facilitating agency in case of any difficulty with the revenue authorities.
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