Tuesday, July 10, 2007

RTI Application to Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority


The Competent Authority,

Assistant Public Information Officer,

Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority, Saligao, Bardez-Goa

Dear Madam,

This is my humble application seeking the following information as per The Right to Information Act, 2005

  • Name of the Applicant : Navendu Shirali
  • Address : T/2 Primavera, Dr A B Road, Next to EDC House, Panaji-Goa
  • Particulars of information.

(a) Concerned department: Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA)

(b) Particulars of information required:

Is the Project by Goan Real Estates and Construction Co. Pvt. Ltd., which is constructing Aldeia de Goa -Residential buildings, and Proposed Hotel a breach of the Specific Environment (Protection) Act, 1986- CRZ , Goa Town and Country Planning Act and Prospective Privatization of Beach.

Details of information required:

1. What are the Specific Environment (Protection) Act, 1986- CRZ violations by Goan Real Estates and Construction Co. Pvt. Ltd. which is constructing Aldeia de Goa -Residential buildings and Proposed Hotel in Survey No. 95/1 and 96/1 of Village Bambolim and Oxdel Beach in Tiswadi Taluka. If yes, what are they?

2. The wall built by Aldeia de Goa- for Proposed Hotel and Residential villas along the road to Bambolim Beach, doesn’t allow fisher folk, villagers and locals access to beach. Is this wall permitted to be constructed not allowing access to public beach?

3. Can this be classified as Privatisation of Beach, if no what are the reasons for declassification? Kindly provide information, as to how fisher folks, citizens of Goa can access this Beach with the presence of wall.

4. Has any level of Court decision or any Stay Order been given towards correction and replanting of trees in this area of Bambolim. Kindly give the details of such decisions.

5. Has any Study been done by your Department to understand the environment, social, vehicular traffic and economic impact for approving Aldeia de Goa project near Rajiv Gandhi IT Habitat Center, Goa University, Bambolim Beach Resort, Cidade de Goa and Goa Medical College. If such study done, then I kindly request for this Report as well.

6. I request names of designated officers or members of Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority in whose tenure the Project- Aldeia de Goa-Goan Real Estates and Construction Co. Pvt. Ltd has been approved.

7. I would also request a photocopy of Approval given by the Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority for this project.

  • I state that the information sought does not fall within the restrictions contained in the Right to Information Act,2005 and to the best of my knowledge it pertains to your office.
  • A fee of Rs.10 has been deposited in the office of the Competent authority inform of Court Fee towards Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority.

Vide No______ dated_________.

Place : .Panaji

Date : 16-July-2007

Signature of Applicant

Navendu Shirali

E-mail address:navendu.shirali@gmail.com.

1 comment:

tapan said...

good going Navendu.. keep us updated on what comes of it.