Maharashtra government welcomes two housing complexes for judges

The state Department of Law and Justice has given administrative approvals to two housing complexes for judges in Malabar Hill and Mazgaon. The two will cost together Rs 440 crore.

The government had also sanctioned the redevelopment of Land End in the Malabar Hill area and given administrative approval for a housing complex for judges, and a fund of Rs 67.35 crore was sanctioned. Now houses for 56 judges will be built here at a cost of Rs 280 crore. The existing bungalows will be demolished.

The Mazgaon court complex will cost Rs 160.12 crore. The houses will have solar power generation units on the roof and a rainwater harvesting facility. The Ministry of Law and Justice will build three towers there.