Delhi ask Centre to look in issue of regularisation of unauthorised colonies

Delhi ask Centre to look in issue of regularisation of unauthorised colonies

Delhi government Tuesday said that it has sent suggestions on the issue of regularisation of unauthorised colonies to the Centre.

“We have given some suggestions to the Centre in this regard. Government is working seriously on this issue,” Rajendra Kumar, secretary of Urban Development department, told reporters here.
Kumar, however, refused to divulge details about the suggestions.

In September 2012, the Delhi government had regularised 895 unauthorised colonies out of 1,639 such settlements, but the remaining around 750 unauthorised colonies are yet to get permanent tag.

In July this year, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu had said that Delhi government has issued orders for development work to be carried out in these 895 colonies, which were identified by it for regularisation.

Basic services such as roads, drinking water and sewerage systems are being developed in these colonies.
Sahara to sell Mumbai, Jodhpur land for Rs 1,251 crore

Sahara group is finalised two more land parcels deals – one in Mumbai and another in Jodhpur – for over Rs 1,250 crore. Recently, it has sell selling land in Gurgaon for Rs 1,211 crore.

Similar to the Gurgaon land deal, which is probably the biggest so far this year in the national capital region, all the three land parcels may be sold to the local real estate developers in the respective cities.

The land sales are part of the group’s efforts to raise funds to secure release of its chief Subrata Roy from Tihar Jail, where he is lodged since March 4 in a case related to alleged non-refund of money collected from investors for certain bonds even as the group claims to h ..

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