HUDA to speed up Dwarka expressway work

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In order to expedite work on the Dwarka expressway, which is running behind schedule, Huda administrator Anshaj Singh on Wednesday inspected ongoing work from Chouma Village to Kherki Daula and said the urban development agency would speed up the process of allotment of alternative plots to the families affected by the project.

“Some families have already been allotted alternative plots and now we are expediting the process for remaining families,” Singh said.

“We want to complete construction of the road in Huda area by March 2016. The under-construction railway over-bridge near Basai crossing is likely to be completed by June,” he said, adding officials have been directed to hold a meeting with the Indian Railways to streamline the work and ensure completion of over-bridge on time.

The expressway was sanctioned in 2007 and was expected to be ready before the 2010 CWG. But in 2008, some 350 out of 500 families living in and around New Palam Vihar, Tek Chand Nagar, Daultabad and Kherki Daula, and affected by the project, had filed petitions in the high court asking for a stay order on the acquisition of their properties, which was granted in 2010.

Huda had subsequently offered to resettle the petitioners in sectors 37C and 110A. The stay order was lifted in July after the petitioners accepted the rehabilitation plan, paving the way for construction of a 2.5km stretch of the road.

The expressway was planned to decongest traffic in Gurgaon by allowing vehicles from Jaipur to skip the expressway and head towards Dwarka and IGI Airport. NPR will be the third link road connecting Delhi and Gurgaon.

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Haryana to develop Gurgaon as smartest city: Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said that Gurgaon will be the ‘smartest city’ and the state government will spare no efforts in this direction.

While addressing the Nasscom Product Conclave in Gurgaon, Khattar said though Gurgaon lagged behind as two other cities – Karnal and Faridabad – have been ranked above in the smart city race, but “this is not final”.

He said that as per the laid criteria of the Union Government, one of the main reasons for Gurgaon trailing behind in race for smart city was it’s non inclusion in Jawahar Lal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission (JNURM), which alone carries 20 marks, so Gurgaon has to compete out of 80 marks.

However, the state government has requested the Central Government that if Rs 100 crore, the amount to be given by Union Government annually for developing smart city, is provided to Haryana government, then Gurgaon can be included in the list of smart cities, Khattar said.

“The Central Government is considering this proposal. If accepted, Haryana might have three smart cities instead of two. Even if it is not accepted, then also the state government is committed to develop Gurgaon as ‘Smartest city’ because it is already a ‘smart city’,” the Chief Minister said.

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Realtors ‘launch’ projects sans nod

The Haryana government ban on ‘pre-launch’ of realty projects seems to have turned into a farce. In blatant violation of warnings by the authority, well-known brands and small developers continue to illegally pitch residential projects before acquiring the required licence, and in some cases, even without a final building plan.

Brokers openly send emails and SMSes in the name of soft launch to lure buyers, especially on Saturdays and Sundays. Such offers are being given for several projects coming up along the Northern Peripheral Road (NPR) in Sector 81-85, 102, 107, 37C, 67-71 and other sectors earmarked in the Gurgaon-Manesar Urban Complex 2025.

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Haryana fixes deadline to make land records online

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Land Records and Consolidation Department has fixed October 31, 2012 as the deadline for making all land records hundred per cent online.

No manual ‘nakal’ of record of rights will be issued from November 1, 2012 and only computerized ‘nakal’ from software of Haryana Land Record Information System (HALRIS) would be permitted, said a spokesman of the department on Saturday.

A communication to this effect has been sent to all Deputy Commissioners in the State, he added. (more…)

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