Central Vista judgment: Issue of public participation in public projects

Synopsis: The issue of public consultation in the project development process should not be underestimated. Introduction In the recent judgment of the Supreme Court, Rajeev Suri v. Delhi Development Authority, Court granted its approval to the proposed redevelopment of the Central Vista in the national capital.  What are the changes proposed? In 2009, the Central… Continue reading Central Vista judgment: Issue of public participation in public projects

Post-Central vista verdict: Need to improve process of developing Public project?

Synopsis: The issue of Central Vista Project has reiterated the need for holistic solutions for the issues in process of the redevelopment projects.  Introduction  The majority ruling decided that the government had followed all processes as required by the regulations and could go ahead with the construction.  However, it is only the one instance, which is… Continue reading Post-Central vista verdict: Need to improve process of developing Public project?

Supreme Court Judgment on Central Vista Redevelopment Project

Supreme Court pronounced 2-1 judgment and cleared the Central Vista Redevelopment Project. Petition challenging the Centre’s change-of-land-use notification of March 2020 for 86 acres of land was filed in SC. Following statements were put forward by the majority judgment and dissenting judge: More about judgment SC Court in its judgment held that it found no… Continue reading Supreme Court Judgment on Central Vista Redevelopment Project

Central Vista Project: What are the benefits and issues associated to it?

Amid the controversies surrounding the Central Vista Project, the PM of India laid the foundation stone of the new Parliament building. Objections were raised against the project due to the land-use changes and environmental clearances issue to the project by authorities. The matter is being heard by the Supreme Court. In its recent order, the… Continue reading Central Vista Project: What are the benefits and issues associated to it?