.Kundu, Amitabh,  "Urbanisation and Urban Governance - Search for a Perspective Beyond
Neo-Liberalism", Economic and Political Weekly, Mumbai, 19 July 2003. p. 3079-3087



How land and amenities are going into private hands

Reduction in the cost of acquisition of land for public purposes would enable so much more of
 public funds to be released for purposes of investment in development works and reduce the overall
 cost of developed land and finished assets/goods like housing for the public at large.
N.P. Singh, "Should Public Pay for Private Benefits?", The Economic Times, Mumbai,  23  July
1998, [C.J40],  /eldoc/urban_issues/uu1_M050.html

The government must not hand over the entire housing project to private builders as proposed in the
Urban land Ceiling Act.
Shubhangi Khapre, "Shelter For All", The Pioneer, Delhi, 15 May 1998, [C.J40], /eldoc/urban_issues/uu1_M051.html

Sonal Shah, 'BMC Kept in Dark Over Tenders' Trusts Need Rs. 50 Lakh Turnover to Bid for Plots, The Asian Age, Mumbai, 08 July 2001. [C.J33.080701AA].

"Govt. Okays Plan for Privatisation of Public Services", The Times of India, Mumbai, 16 July 2001. [C.J32.160701TOI].

Our Correspondent, "Development Rights Will Be Transferred, says BMC", The Asian Age, Mumbai,29 August 2001. [C.J33.290801AA].

Smita Polite, "Multiplex Plan Sparks", The Times of India, Mumbai, 19 September 2001. [C.J33.190901TOI].

K.P. Krishnan, "Think Out Privatisation of Urban Water", The Economic Times, Mumbai, 18 December 2001. [C.J20.181201ET].

Times News Service, "BMC Will Test Model to Privatise Water Supply", The Times of India, Mumbai.16 April 2003. [C.J33.160403TOI].

Kaniza Garari, "BMC Targets Rs. 300 Cr Through Market Redevelopment", The Times of India, Mumbai,15 September 2001. [C.J33.150901TOI].

Sameera Khan, "Citizens' Forum Urges Sukhtankar Committee Not to Increase FSI", The Times of India, Mumbai, 04 February 1997. [C.J40.040297TOI].

L.N.L. Lakshmanan, "The Rise And Fall of The ULCRA", The Hindu, Chennai, 01 December 1997.

Gopal Bhargava, "Land Ceiling - I",, The Statesman, Delhi,09 February 1998.  [C.J40.090298ST].

Gopal Bhargava, Land Ceiling - II", The Statesman, Delhi, 10 February 1998. [C.J40.100298ST].

Radha Rajadhyaksha & Nina Martyris, "An Affordable Home, Finally - Or Just A House of  Cards?", The Times of India, Mumbai,24 May 1998. [C.J40.240598TOI].

Lina Mathias, "MHADA Misused Land Ceiling Act: Pushpakant Mhatre", Mid-Day, Mumbai, 24 May 1998. [C.J40.240598MID].

PSN Rao, "Land Locked, And Certainly Not Error Free", The Economic Times, Mumbai, 14 June 1998. [C.J40.140698ET].

Stephen Rego, "Urban Nightmares", The Sunday Observer, Mumbai, 05 July 1998 [C.J40.050798SO].

S. Swaminathan, "ULCRA Repeal - Misguided Zeal', The Hindu, Chennai, 25 December 1998. [C.J40.251298H].

The Times of India News Service, "Urban Land Ceiling Act '76 is Repealed", The Times of India, Mumbai, 09 March 1999. [C.J40.090399TOI].

"Parliament Repeals Urban Land Act", The Hindu, Chennai, 16 March 1999.   [C.J40.160399H].

Express News Service, "State Panel Opposes Repeal of ULCRA", The Indian Express, Mumbai, 18 June 2000. [C.J40.180600IE].

Girish Kuber, "State Govt to Dilute ULCA Provisions", The Economic Times, Mumbai, 27 July 2000. [C.J40.270700ET].

P.K. Das, "The Urban Land (Ceiling & Regulation) Act, 1976", Nivara Hakk Suraksha Samiti, 20
August 1998. [C.J40.200898].

"Sale of Property: State Introduces Changes in Registration Procedures", The Times of India, Mumbai, 23 August 2000. [C.J40.230800TOI].

Express News Service, "Govt Shelves Plan to Repeal ULC Act", The Indian Express, Mumbai, 10 November 2000. [C.J40.101100IE].

Staff Reporter, "BJP Wants Government to Repeal Urban Land Ceiling Act", The Times of India, Mumbai, 14 November 2000. [C.J40.141100TOI].

Express News Service, "State To Abolish ULCA, Mumbai, Thane Spared', The Indian Express, Mumbai, 12 January 2001. [C.J40.120101IE].

Express News Service, "Court Tells State Chief Secretary to Produce Documents in ULCRA  Case",The Indian Express, Mumbai, 19 January 2001. [C.J40.190101IE].

Shailesh Gaikwad, "Govt May Allow Builders to Plough Into Agri Land", The Indian Express, Mumbai, 20 January 2001. [C.J40.200101IE].

Express News Service, "Land Ceiling Act Not Repealed", The Indian Express, Mumbai, 29 March 2001. [C.J40.290301IE].

Nauzer Bharucha, "Builders Push For Land Act to be Scrapped", The Times of India, Mumbai, 14 September 2002. [C.J40.140902TOI].

Nauzer Bharucha, "State Drags Its Feet on Plan For Surplus Urban Land", The Times of India, Mumbai, 17 September 2002. [C.J40.170902TOI].

Four projects worth Rs 2,000 crore (Rs 20 billion) will be undertaken under the Mumbai Urban
Infrastructure Project that is to be implemented in three parts by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region
Development Authority's and completed by 2006...
Rina Hathi, "Mumbai road project blueprint drawn", 08 November 2003, [C.C24], /docsweb/urban-issues/privatn5-ud.html

However, more than investments what is really required is a thorough overhaul of the operational
systems. Port managers must run it as a commercial business for which professionals have to be
Daksesh Parikh, "No alternative to privatisation of ports", 08 November 2003, [C.C24],  /docsweb/urban-issues/privatn7-ud.html

The Government on Thursday gave in-principle approval for modernising the Delhi and Mumbai airports through the privatisation route..
Nina Mehta , "Delhi, Mumbai airports get privatisation signal",06 November 2003, [C.C22], /docsweb/urban-issues/privatn-ud.html,0002.htm

About use of public funds for private sector funding and use of domestic finance for international investment.
Nationalised privatisation and other paradoxes of reform-Narender Pani /eldoc/f00_/15feb02et.htm

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