In order to stop the illegal construction in the urban areas, the Aam Aadmi Party government of Punjab is all set to bring in the real estate policy, as asserted by Mr. Aman Arora, the housing and urban development minister in the Bhagwant Mann government, after a high level meeting with revenue & rehabilitation department and real estate developers at Punjab Bhawan.
The previous Akali-BJP and the Congress governments had created a mess in the name of urban development. Furthermore, he accused the previous governments for promoting illegal construction in the state, resulting in 14,000 illegal colonies in Punjab.
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During the meeting, minister Aman Arora assured the developers that their demands would be considered and will be further discussed with chief minister Bhagwant Mann. Additionally, he asked the developers to safeguard the interests of the property buyers.
“The Aam Aadmi Party government is aware of all the issues faced by the people of Punjab due to illegal construction. We are committed to resolve this issue, and would soon bring a comprehensive real estate policy, ensuring planned development in the state,” said minister Amaj Arora.
He even added that the issue of making the NOC (No Objection Certificate) mandatory for the registration of properties, would be resolved soon by the state government, after discussing with the three departments: departments. “I am personally looking after the demands of the developers and asked them to assure the protection of the interest of property buyers,” said Aman Arora.
This is seen as one of the major steps by the Bhagwant Mann government in order to eradicate the illegal construction and land encroachment in Punjab.