NMC standing committee calls for removal of encroachments along the river | Nashik News
Nashik: Members of the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) standing committee on Thursday called for the removal of encroachments along the river.
They alleged that illegal construction activities were carried out along the river near the Gangapur Road area and demanded action against such constructions.
Salim Shaikh, a member of the panel, alleged that some builders were constructing buildings, which is illegal. He further alleged that illegal structures have also settled along the city’s nullahs and that the width of most nallahs has been reduced accordingly.
At previous meetings of the standing committee, panel members raised the issue of nullah encroachment.
Nashik Municipal Corporation officials said they decided to mark the alignment of the Godavari River on both sides.
In the meantime, the standing committee approved various development work worth Rs 3.5 crore during the meeting.
The chairman of the standing committee, Ganesh Gite, gave his approval to the municipal administration’s proposal to give a work order to the private contractor based in Nashik to carry out repair work on administrative office buildings, NMC schools , hospitals and residential areas at a cost of Rs 1.50. crore.