Mumbai University, which is mired in the controversy of delayed results, has another problem in its hands, out of the 61 building in its Kalina campus 36 buildings are in use without the mandatory OC from the MCGM. This information has been provided to RTI Activist Anil Galgali by the Mumbai University. The buildings in the Kalina campus have been constructed between 1975 to 2016.
RTI Activist Anil Galgali had sought information from the MCGM & same from Mumbai University about the CC, IOD, and OC of buildings in the Kalina campus of the Mumbai University. The MCGM’S Building Proposal department’s Dy Cheif Engineer of Special Cell informed Anil Galgali that, land situated in Santa Cruz East, Kole Kalyan Village, CTS no 4094, the maximum building does not have OC. Mumbai University informed Anil Galgali that, a total of 61 buildings have submitted proposals by Mumbai University. Of these 61 buildings, 36 building’s do not have OC’s, and only 24 buildings have obtained OC and 1 building have Partly OC. The building which have OC are Ranade Bhavan, Tilak Bhavan, Work Shop, WRIC Guest House, SP Ladies Hostel, New Class IV Qtrs, MJ Phule House, Dnyaneshwar Bhavan, Eurasian Studies, Staff Qtrs A,B,C,D,E,F, CD Deshmukh Bhavan, Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Bhavan, Press Godown, Abul Kalam Building, Phirozshah Mehta Bhavan, Anna Bhau Sathe Bhavan, Animal House, Glass House, Vice Chancellor Bungalow. Cultural Centre has Partly OC.
The buildings without OC include, ICSSR Hostel, Reader’s Quarters 12 A, 12B, 12 C, Students Canteen, Old Lecture Hall Complex, JN Library, JP Naik Bhavan, WRIC Administrative Building, Health Centre, Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil Boy’s Hostel, MDK Ladies Hostel, Garware Institute Old, New Garware Institute, Work Shop Garware, Staff Quartes G, Pandita Ramabai Ladies Hostel, Alkesh Dinesh Modi Gallery, Marathi Bhavan, IDOL Building, Zandu Institute, Annex Building, Life Science Building, Exam Canteen, Sports Complex, Shikshak Bhavan, Post Office, Servant Qtrs, New Lecture Complex, Sanskrit Bhavan, School Of Language, Rajiv Gandhi Centre, IT Park, Shankarrao Chavan Teachers Training Academy, UMDAE Hostel, UMDAE Faculty Building, Nano Science & Nano Tech Centre. In a letter addressed to Governor Vidyasagar Rao and CM Devendra Fadnavis & Education Minister Vinod Tawde, Anil Galgali has demanded that an inquiry should be held as the fault lies with the University and the Architect of the project. Galgali further stated that the buildings without OC are frequented by thousands more students and officials daily and the project may not have been executed as per the sanctioned plans though it has available FSI, hence there is an urgent need for submission of amended plans and rectifying the wrongs.