Dushyant Singh Pundir
Chandigarh, June 1
For the great growth of erstwhile villages, the UT Administration has determined to re-engage the marketing consultant to organize a land pooling and aggregation coverage.
The Administration had roped within the Indian Institute for Human Settlement (IIHS), Bengaluru, because the marketing consultant to assist the UT utilise surplus land for growth works within the villages.
The marketing consultant had already offered a draft coverage for aggregation of land for villages and peri-urban areas in Chandigarh, after finding out the “finest practices” in Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat and Maharashtra.
UT Adviser Dharam Pal mentioned the MoU signed with the marketing consultant had expired and now, instructions had been issued to re-engage the institute because it was already engaged on the coverage.
Being a landlocked metropolis, the state of affairs is much extra sophisticated in Chandigarh as massive chunks of vacant land aren’t obtainable in villages not like neighbouring districts of Panchkula and Mohali and a whole lot of development has already taken place outdoors the ‘lal dora’. Moreover, nothing may be accomplished within the inexperienced space as per the Chandigarh Grasp Plan-2031.
An official mentioned as the event needed to be restricted to sure areas getting used for business and residential functions, resettlement choices might be given to individuals underneath the land pooling coverage.
The coverage goals at bringing total growth to the villages, which had been merged with the Municipal Company (MC), on the sample of sectors. At a gathering of the MC Home, councillors had handed a decision and had requested the Administration to convey a land pooling coverage for the erstwhile villages.
The Administration plans to implement the coverage in a village on a pilot foundation for the event of the obtainable land. After the success of the pilot mission, the land pooling coverage can be applied in different villages, mentioned the official.
UT Adviser Dharam Pal mentioned the MoU signed with the marketing consultant had expired and now, instructions had been issued to re-engage the Indian Institute for Human Settlement, Bengaluru, because it was already engaged on the coverage.