Land pooling gets a boost as L-G approves notification to develop 95 villages

Land pooling gets a boost as L-G approves notification to develop 95 villages

While the policy implementation will change the character of the rural belts, revenue villages on the margins of the Delhi border across the city are likely to remain out of the policy even in the future. In a major push for planned development and affordable housing in the city, Delhi lieutenant governor Anil Baijal on Friday approved the notification to develop 95 villages under the land pooling policy. All the villages to be developed under the policy are located in west, north and north-western parts of Delhi. The villages are…

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Will transform Delhi into Smart City: BJP manifesto

Will transform Delhi into Smart City: BJP manifesto

Promising to transform Delhi into a “Smart City as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi” and conforming to the “views” of its national president Amit Shah, the State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its Sankalp Patra (Commitment Paper) here on Sunday for the upcoming municipal polls. In addition to announcing that it would not increase existing taxes or levy new ones, and make Delhi “100% garbage-free”, the party promised “good governance and transparency” by doing away with inspectors and a time-bound scheme to benefit hawkers. Populist Measures A slew of…

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DDA told to Stop Regularisation of Farm Houses: Govt

DDA told to Stop Regularisation of Farm Houses: Govt

According to DDA, as per the clause of Master Plan of Delhi (MPD) 2021, the villages containing existing farm houses clusters are notified as Low Density Residential Area (LDRA). The Centre has told the Delhi Development Authority that the process for regularisation of farm houses here be stopped immediately until amendments to the regularising policy are notified, the Lok Sabha was today informed.According to DDA, as per the clause of Master Plan of Delhi (MPD) 2021, the villages containing existing farm houses clusters are notified as Low Density Residential Area…

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You can buy a home in Delhi NCR within your budget. Here’s how

You can buy a home in Delhi NCR within your budget. Here’s how

If you have plans to buy a house in Delhi NCR, this is the right time. Thanks to sops announced in the Union Budget 2017, leading real estate companies are up on heels to build affordable homes. Supertech, that has built numerous project in Noida and Greater Noida have recently announced to launch 40,000 affordable housing units in NCR in the next few years. Not juts Supertech, according to The Economic Times, Signature Global will be launching around 30,000 apartments in next one year. Promoter and managing director Pradeep Aggarwal…

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Venkaiah Naidu: Affordable Housing is Future of Real Estate Sector

Venkaiah Naidu: Affordable Housing is Future of Real Estate Sector

New Delhi, Feb 21: Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday urged real estate developers to take up affordable housing projects in a big way while stressing that the future of the real estate sector lay there. “The government’s focus on ensuring Housing for All including the Middle Income Groups offers immense opportunities both at the bottom and the middle of the pyramid which needs to be seized by the developers who have seen ups and downs in recent year,” the Union Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation said….

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BJP, Congress Join Hands to Pass Plan

BJP, Congress Join Hands to Pass Plan

New Delhi: In a significant move on Monday, the ruling BJP and Opposition Congress in the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) joined hands to pass a resolution withdrawing payment of “conversion charges” levied under Master Plan of Delhi-2021 on mixed land use. The move will benefit establishments running in non-residential or commercial activities in residential premises on the notified roads or areas. The unanimously passed resolution urged the Central government, through the DDA, to take steps to exempt the property owners who have paid annual conversion charge from 2006-07 till…

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Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority CEO meets Jaypee officials for commuter safety on Yamuna e-way

Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority CEO meets Jaypee officials for commuter safety on Yamuna e-way

GREATER NOIDA: Arunvir Singh, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), on Thursday took stock of the 165-km Yamuna expressway, which continues to witness scores of accidents. Singh convened a meeting with officials of the Jaypee group, the concessionaire of the high-speed stretch and adopted a tough stance against incomplete infrastructure requirements along the e-way. He further warned of strict action if corrective methods to reduce accidents are not implemented by the operator within the next fortnight. “I will recommend to the government that the concessionaire not…

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Patanjali Yogpeeth gets 455 acres along Yamuna expressway

Patanjali Yogpeeth gets 455 acres along Yamuna expressway

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav will lay the foundation stone of yoga guru Ramdev’s Patanjali Yogpeeth food park and university on November 30 from Lucknow, officials of the Yamuna expressway industrial development authority (YEIDA) said on Tuesday. The organisation has been allotted land institutional and industrial use, by the state government, officials said. “The Uttar Pradesh government has issued an allotment letter, granting 455 acres to yoga guru Ramdev’s Patanjali Yogpeeth, for industrial and institutional use,” Amarnath Upadhyay, an additional chief executive officer of the Yamuna expressway industrial development…

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My way is the highway

My way is the highway

Two years ago, a day after the 75th birthday of the Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav held a grand celebration for his father to mark the event. Mulayam laid the foundation stone for the Agra-Lucknow expressway that very day, and as he took the dais to make a speech, he said: “Jab hum mukhyamantri thhe, tab shilanyas ke samay hi udghatan ki tareekh bhi tay ho jati thi (when I was chief minister, we would decide the inauguration date at the time…

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Modi Govt fast tracks foundation for Jewar airport at Yamuna Expressway

Modi Govt fast tracks foundation for Jewar airport at Yamuna Expressway

With the UP assembly elections approaching, the Modi administration has fast-tracked the groundwork for NCR’s second airport in Greater Noida’s Jewar district. The UP government is also pushing for early clearance of the airport apart from having international operations at Agra Airport. Aviation secretary R N Choubey told TOI on Thursday that the ministry had asked the state government to submit location maps for the proposed airport as the next step in the clearance process involved giving site approval. “Once that is given, the state will prepare the detailed project…

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