Navi Mumbai, 2nd June 2023: In a significant relief for residents of Navi Mumbai, the Maharashtra state government has made a momentous decision to waive property tax on houses measuring 500 square feet. This decision was taken during a meeting attended by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, Airoli MLA Ganesh Naik, and other key officials.
During the meeting, the General Body of the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation passed a resolution, proposing the waiver of property tax for residential houses up to 500 square feet within the municipal limits. The resolution has been forwarded to the State Government for approval, attracting the attention and anticipation of all Navi Mumbaikars.
In addition to the property tax waiver, it was also decided to provide a 60 percent discount on houses ranging from 501 to 700 square feet. This proposal has been sent to the state government for final approval following the passage of the resolution by the Municipal Corporation.
MLA Ganesh Naik emphasized the importance of approving the proposal during the meeting, and Chief Minister Eknath Shinde promptly responded by ordering the authorities to implement the necessary measures and grant tax exemption to houses up to 500 square feet in the Thane area.
Several other significant decisions were made during the meeting, including the establishment of a boarding and alighting route for Navi Mumbai residents on the Airoli-Katai route, the transfer of facility plots of CIDCO, the initiation of the Turbhe Parsik tunnel project, and the conduct of a survey to grant ownership rights to project victims.
Furthermore, eligible BMTC workers will receive 100 square feet plots, guard walls will be erected along railway tracks for enhanced safety, and compensation will be provided to project victims in Nhava Sheva.
Additionally, constructions along the service road causing accidents will be demolished, and a substantial amount of 32 crores has been sanctioned for the development of Diva jetty.