IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd, which is under scrutiny for its supposed contribution in the hair-raising January 2010 homicide of RTI dissident Satish Shetty, has practically rejected plans to build up a super township close Kamshet off the Mumbai-Pune Expressway.
Organization representative Manoj Chaudhari told Firstpost.com in a meeting in Pune on 22nd May that there had been no advancement on the township venture and that the task had been for all intents and purposes rejected.
“We have not created anything at the site. Nothing will be done till this case (Satish Shetty murder) finds some conclusion,” Chaudhari, head of IRB’s corporate correspondences, said when gotten some information about the status of the township venture that was reported in 2007.
Before his homicide in 2010, the Talegaon-based Shetty (38) had utilized the RTI Act, 2005, to uncover a noteworthy land trick in the Maval taluka of Pune locale in the region of the Mumbai-Pune Expressway.
He had blamed IRB Infrastructure and its backup Aryan Infrastructure Investment Pvt. Ltd. of getting government and private grounds in the Taje and Pimploli towns by producing reports and controlling area records. A police objection was additionally held up with the Lonavla police headquarters.
Thusly, the Land Registration Department was compelled to direct a test and drop in excess of 90 deal deeds, a significant number of them including Aryan. A request was started against Lonavla sub-recorder of land enrollment, Ashwini Kshirsagar who was suspended in 2009. Circumstantially, a considerable lot of the purportedly false land acquisitions by the IRB auxiliary were in the Taje-Pimploli towns which were dropped.
Expressing that IRB had been getting land from ranchers since 2007, Chaudhari conceded that some land exchanges in Taje and Pimploli towns including the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) were not all together and accused intermediaries and specialists for deluding the organization.
“There was an issue with only three exchanges and the minute we understood that we had wrongly gained some administration lands, we without a moment’s delay dropped those deal deeds,” he said.
About the proposed township he stated, “We had goal-oriented plans to build up a super township on 1,400 sections of land of land. It was to incorporate IT stops, a business complex, a games mind boggling, private and recreational offices. There were plans for a cricket arena too like the new Sahara arena that you see in Pune. This arrangement presently stands for all intents and purposes rejected,” he said.
Chaudhari said the organization has not developed a solitary segment at the site and everything on the township front is at a halt.
IRB, in its IPO outline in September 2007, had reported plans to build up a mega coordinated township at Mauje Taje and Mauje Pimploli towns in the Maval taluka of Pune region.
Depicting the task as its first land adventure, the organization had expressed that the venture was in its primer phases of arranging and improvement with land stores of 751 sections of land and plans to procure extra 649 sections of land for the township. Refreshed data on IRB’s site expresses that the organization’s territory holds comprise of around 1,200 sections of land of land at these two towns and it expects to get an extra 200 sections of land for the township venture. This data does not coordinate with the announcements made by the organization representative.
As a piece of its examination concerning the Shetty murder case, the CBI verified legal authorization on third May to direct a falsehood discovery polygraph test on IRB’s executive and MD, Virendra Mhaiskar and IRB authorities Deepak Gadgil (head of land) and Jayant Dangare (head of liasoning).
In a brief report to BSE and NSE, IRB on third May said that despite the fact that the late Satish Shetty’s sibling had named different people, including Virendra Mhaiskar as a suspect, the Maharashtra police office had led an exhaustive request in the issue and given a spotless chit to Mhaiskar.
The illumination said that Shetty’s sibling was not content with the examination led by the Police Department and upon his request, the state government gave over the examination to the CBI. Over the span of the examination, the CBI had, alongside a few different people, asked Mhaiskar and two other organization authorities to experience a polygraph test.
“Mr. Mhaiskar and the organization authorities have promptly consented to experience the polygraph test since they are certain of their non-contribution in the issue,” the elucidation expressed. Chaudhari said that the polygraph test was yet to occur and could occur before this month end.
At the point when gotten some information about the organization’s relationship with NCP president Sharad Pawar who is a token investor in IRB, Chaudhari depicted Pawar as a family companion of the Mhaiskars and nothing more.
IRB has seen a transient ascent in only 10 years since beginning as DVJ Leasing and Finance Pvt Ltd in 1998. Having built in excess of 2,000 km of parkways, it presently positions among India’s driving foundation organizations in the street development and toll streets part with tasks the nation over.