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Government of India
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
13-December-2011 18:28 IST
Illegal Construction of Information Technology Parks in Mumbai
The Government is aware that Indiabulls Real Estate Company has started construction work on its Information Technology (IT) Parks in Mahim and Lower Parel in Mumbai violating the green environmental laws. The construction work at both the projects in Mahim and Lower Parel, as referred in parts (a) and (b) of the question abo is stopped.

According to the information received from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), the Indiabulls Real Estate Private Limited had started construction work of IT Park in Mahim and Lower Parel areas in Mumbai without obtaining prior environmental clearance. The MPCB, therefore, had issued stop work notice to these projects in June, 2011.

This Information was given by the Minister of State for Environment and Forests (I/C)Smt Jayanthi Natarajan in a written reply to a question By Shri Jai Prakash Narayan Singh in Rajya Sabha Today.

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