The Right to Information
The Public Information Officer,
Mandal Office, Western Railways,
Mumbai Central Mumbai.
1. Full name of the applicant: Kamlakar Ratnakar Shenoy
2. Address: 2/13, Adinath CHS, opp. Elly Kadoorie school, Mazgaon, Mumbai-400010.
Mobile no. 9870987359.
3. Particulars of information required –
Subject matter of information *--- Shivalik Ventures SRA project at Golibar
Santa cruz. (A.E. Sanjay Nirmal).
FRAUD OF SHIVALIK VENTURES IN CONNIVANCE WITH SRA AND
WESTERN RAILWAY OFFICIALS.
a. Western Railway letter dt. 1.6.2010 addressed to your office by Mandal office,
Bombay Central. Copy annexed
b. Undertaking of Ramakant Jadhav to demolish the rehab building to be constructed
on railway land. Copy annexed
4. Description of information required. Copy of Documents and materials disclosing
With reference to para 3a.
a. 7/12 abstract disclosing the railways are owners of the plots mentioned in the letter.
b. Provision of law and documents and materials relied upon by Ramakant Jadhav, to
apply for construction of rehab building on western railway plot.
c. Application along with exhibits made by Ramakant Jadhav to Western Railway
seeking permission to construct rehab building on the property mentioned in the
d. Copy of lay out plan and other relevant documents as mentioned in para 3.
e. Provision of law and documents and materials relied upon by SRA and Western
Railway to grant conditional permission for construction of rehab building on western
railway plot and then demolish the same when required by railways
f. Provision of law and documents relied upon by Shivalik Ventures and SRA officials
to shift the slum dwellers from their original place of residence to the property
belonging to Western Railways.
g. Documents and consent of dwellers to stay in the rehab flats to be constructed on
railways land and permit Shivalik Ventures to demolish the buildings when required
h. Documents disclosing Authority granted to Shivalik Ventures by rehab dwellers to
give an undertaking on their behalf to Railways to demolish the rehab buildings.
i. Documents and materials relied upon to arrange and allot alternate rehab flats to
persons in event of the rehab building is decided to be demolished as per the
j. File notings and correspondence relating to SRA and Western railway granting
permission to construct rehab building on Western Railway plot.
k. Reasons thereof, Provision of law and materials relied upon by railways to grant
conditional permission to construct the building and then demolish the same when
land is required by Railways.
l. Reasons thereof, Provision of law and materials relied upon by SRA officials to
permit Shivalik Ventures to construct rehab building on the basis of conditional
permission granted by railways to construct the building and then demolish the same
when land is required by Railways.
m. Provision of law and materials relied upon by SRA officials and Western Railways to
verify the Locus Standii of Shivalik Ventures to give an undertaking mentioned in
Clause 10, 16
n. Provision of law and materials relied upon by western railways to issue/grant NOC to
Shivalik Ventures without verifying the clear title of property mentioned in the clause
o. Provision of law and materials relied upon by western Railway not to verify the clesr
title of land and to direct SRA to verify confirmation of land.
p. Provision of law and materials relied upon by SRA officials to grant permission for
construction to Shivalik Ventures inspite of the Western railways not giving clear title
to the property where the rehab building was proposed to be constructed.
q. File noting and materials disclosing SRA officials have come to conclusion that the
property mentioned on clause 16 has clear title to re-house the rehab component.
r. Legal opinion obtained, and name of advocates/ legal officer on behalf of Western
railways and SRA authority who have drafted/ settled/ recommended/ to accept such
arrangements mentioned in the undertaking given by Shivalik Ventures on behalf of
s. Name, designation and present postings and address of officers of Western Railways
and SRA authority who permitted Shivalik Ventures to build Rehab building on the
land of western railways.
Information is required by post.
Postal order 63 E 034910
Place: Mumbai. Signature of the applicant
RTI/shinvalik SRA folder / SRA file
N.B. THIS INFORMATIONCANNOT BE DENIED ON ANY GROUNDS TO
LEGISLATURE AND PARLIAMENT. HENCE IT CANNOT BE DENIED
Purpose: it appears that the officials of SRA and officials of Western Railways have aided
and abetted the illegal acts and deliberately failed and to initiate legal action inspite of
a. The non compliance of circular 2 regarding compliance before appointment of
developer to develop SRA scheme.
b. Giving rehab dwellers flats with illegal title which is constructed on land of
railways and defence.
c. Not acting on the complaints received from rehab societies.
The concerned officials thereby have committed deliberate act of omission, as well
aided and abetted the developer Shivalik Ventures to carry on the illegal activities
and cause them to have wrongful gains, which they were not entitled for and cause
wrongful loss to the genuine slum dwellers/western railways.