NGT bars leasing of plot next to Navi Mumbai creek for development

Dated on: Thursday 12th October 2023

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has prohibited Cidco, the planning authority for Navi Mumbai, from leasing a 25,000 sq m (6.2 acre) plot near the NRI Colony in Seawoods, Nerul, falling under Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ). Local residents and activists have been opposing Cidco's plans to auction the plot, which is located in a mangrove and flamingo habitat, for residential and commercial purposes.

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