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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Metro phase IV, planned to bring Outer Delhi closer, gets AAP govt clearance

Metro phase IV, planned to bring Outer Delhi closer, gets AAP govt clearance

The Delhi Metro is set to add 104km to its network after the Arvind Kejriwal cabinet on Friday gave the much-awaited clearance to the six-line fourth phase that will boost connectivity to the Capital’s outskirts, the airport and south Delhi. The Delhi government had in May given in-principal approval but the Centre returned the file, as it didn’t make a provision for the project’s funding. The cabinet cleared the financial arrangement and in six years, the Metro would have six more lines, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said. The project…

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