Noida Twin Towers demolished: Final review, to be demolished on schedule says CEO of Noida Authority, Ritu Maheshwari

Ritu Maheshwari, Chief Executive Officer of Noida Authority, said the final review of preparations to demolish the illegal Supertech Twin Towers took place on Thursday and they will be demolished as per schedule on August 28 at 2.30pm.

The Noida authority, which operates under the supervision of the government of Uttar Pradesh, is supervising the demolition of the buildings about 100 meters high in sector 93A of the city.

Maheshwari visited Emerald Court and held a meeting with all stakeholders including local people groups and other concerned agencies.

“The meeting was in order to get an overview of the preparations and technical aspects of demolition and remaining compliance to complete the safe demolition of the towers,” said the IAS senior official.

“The towers will be demolished at 2:30 pm on August 28 in compliance with the order of the Supreme Court,” Maheshwari told reporters outside the towers.

The review meeting was also attended by officials from the Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), the technical expert appointed by the Supreme Court, and said there would be no delays in the demolition.

“We wanted the residents to be satisfied with the preparations. They said they were non-technical people but more satisfied with the preparations,” DB Kanungu, a scientist at CBRI, said.

He said CBRI was also satisfied with the planning and preparations made by demolishing company Edifice Engineering and its expert South African partner Jet Demolitions.

“There will be no delay, and the demolition will take place at 2:30 pm on August 28,” he added.

The Apex and Ceyane Towers, which are being developed by construction company Supertech in Noida, will be demolished in accordance with a Supreme Court order that found structures built in Emerald Court community buildings in violation of standards.


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