A current Bombay Excessive Court docket ruling will come as a aid for Darwin Platform Group of Firms’ Lavasa Good Metropolis. As per the current HC ruling, renewal of Environmental Clearance (EC) wouldn’t be required if it been obtained earlier than by the businesses. Lavasa Good Metropolis obtained the EC from Union Ministry of Surroundings and Forest in 2011.
“The Bombay Excessive Court docket has unequivocally declared that the long-standing obstacle of Environmental Clearance (EC) is now a factor of the previous. This monumental choice clears the trail for the resurrection of India’s pioneering good metropolis initiative, a imaginative and prescient that’s now set to be realized beneath the stewardship of Darwin Platform Infrastructure Ltd. (DPIL), a subsidiary of Darwin Platform Group of Firms (DPGC)- led by Group Chairman Ajay Harinath Singh,” mentioned DPGC in a press release.
“DPIL has sought approvals from the Union Ministry of Surroundings and Forest (MoE&F) to create the world’s tallest statue of India’s Prime Minister and web zero retail, vacation properties, leisure, establishments, and hospitality at Lavasa Good Metropolis,” added DPGC.
Ajay Harinath Singh, DPGC Chairman, mentioned: “The Bombay Excessive Court docket’s current rulingn has offered a much-needed enhance to this city infrastructure endeavour. This judgment clarified that when environmental clearance is obtained, it doesn’t should be renewed, assuaging a serious ache level for the Lavasa Good Metropolis challenge. In a precedent-setting choice, the Bombay Excessive Court docket has categorically decreed that environmental clearance for building initiatives needn’t endure the arduous means of renewal or revalidation at a later stage.”
Singh mentioned DPIL has already sought approvals from MoE&F for the creation and growth of the world’s tallest sculpture (over 230 metres) of PM Modi.
“Moreover, the biggest sculpture park on the planet might be created with greater than 240 artifacts, searches, collects, conserves, interprets, and displays the tangible and intangible heritage of Sanatan Dharma,” added Ajay Harinath Singh.
“DPIL will dedicate land measuring 500 acres in Lavasa for 3 defence airports – one every for Military, Navy, and Air Drive Defence enclaves with coaching and sports activities amenities. DPIL is all set to assemble 1,500 three-bedroom homes for IPS officers, an equal quantity for IAS officers, and an extra 1,500 for IRS officers,” mentioned Singh.
In December 2021, the Committee of Collectors (CoC) voted in favour of a decision plan submitted by Darwin Platform Infrastructure Restricted (DPIL), with 96 per cent of them giving the go-ahead. In July 2023, Nationwide Firm Legislation Tribunal (NCLT) awarded the challenge to Ajay Harinath Singh-led Darwin Platform Group.