Ajoy Mehta, a Former Municipal Commissioner and the principal Advisor to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has been appointed as the chairman of Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) on Wednesday. The order is being issued by the Housing department.
Reportedly the post had been vacant after the retirement of Gautam Chatterjee. Mehta, an IAS officer of the 1984 batch, was the collector of Ahmednagar for four years. He was also the municipal commissioner of Mumbai for four years and later became the chief secretary.
The main aim of MahaReRa is to infuse efficiency and transparency in the real estate business. The Maharashtra version of RERA (MahaRERA) has made heads turn and is now setting an example for other states to follow.