Even though the Punjab Government has extended the ultimate date for regularisation of unlawful colonies from February 18 to June 30, 2019, underneath the coverage notified on October 19, 2018, builders are reputedly now not eager to avail this one time opportunity considering the quantity of programs acquired from colonisers until date.
According to officials of the Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA), the regulatory frame for colonies positioned outdoor the metropolis limits, about 300 programs had been submitted via developers for regularisation in their colonies.
At the equal time, nearly 11,000 plot/belongings owners in unlicensed colonies had come forward to get their homes regularised. At the remaining remember there were 2,000 extraordinary unlawful colonies inside the town and a few other areas under the jurisdiction of GLADA, which changed into said officially.
There have been conflicting perspectives over elements that were keeping developers away from the regularisation coverage. GLADA maintained that developers, having sold principal part of their plots and houses in illegal colonies, were reluctant in spending cash from their very own pockets for regularisation.
Developers alternatively blamed the bureaucracy, whom they charged with overt and covert tries to scuttle the coverage.
Although the consultant frame of the realtors – the Punjab Colonisers and Property Dealers Association –had hailed positive decisions, consisting of permission for guide submission of applications at Sewa Kendras and distinctive branches of the HDFC Bank, besides on-line submission, recognition of programs in single set in area of 8 sets and permission to add multiple software from single e-mail ID, but some different critical problems have been still unaddressed.
“The bone of contention, however, is waiver of hobby on pending dues for packages submitted for regularisation by using developers below previous regulations. The government has issued instructions for waiving off the hobby element (ratified vide Directorate of Town and Country Planning, Punjab letter No. 957-sixty two/CTP-(PUDA)-SP-176 dated February 12, 2019) whereas GMADA officials aren’t organized to just accept this choice,” said a metropolis-based coloniser even as alleging that the dealing body of workers and GLADA officers have been additionally annoying hefty bribes for processing programs.
“Besides, a few other issues related to the policy along with parity in improvement prices for colonies located within and outside the town limits, simplification of manner, unmarried window system and formation of a country property board for better coordination among the stake holders and the regulatory our bodies are also visible as impediments inside the way of easy implementation of the coverage,” assert assets in the realty zone.