Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has approved the construction of buildings of 70 floors or more in five major cities of the state, the government said on Tuesday. As per the present rules, the maximum permissible limit for tall structures in the state was 23 floors.
The state government has decided to amend the Common GDCR (general development control regulations) to allow construction of high-rise structures of 70 or more floors in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot and Gandhinagar.
“The plot size to construct a skyscraper having a height between 100 to 150 metres must be 2,500 sqm, and 3,500 sqm if the proposed height is above 150 metres.
The skyline of five major Gujarat cities,Ahmedabad-Vadodara-Surat- Rajkot-Gandhinagar, to be transformed soon with the decision of CM Shri vijay rupani to permit construction of 70+ storey buildings for vertical development necessary to ensure optimum use of land in the cities,” said the chief minister’s office in a tweet.
Talking about Surat city and the one of the most famous Roongta Builders And Developers, In an interview The Managing Director of Roongta developers Ankur Roongta said – “CM shri vijay rupani as taken a historical decision of permitting 70 floors building. This decision is beneficial not only in economic development as well as technology development like the technique required in skyscraper and it will also promote tourism sector. It will make vertical development of city so it can promote eco friendly development and also we will try to bring first sky scraper of Gujarat.”