Gurugram: Drones to map extent of Aravali encroachments, notices subsequent | Gurgaon Information


GURUGRAM: The Gurugram administration will conduct a baseline survey of all forested areas to gauge the extent of unlawful constructions in protected zones. The areas shall be mapped utilizing drones.
The choice was taken at a gathering headed by deputy commissioner Yash Garg on Tuesday The chief conservator of forests, Vasvi Tyagi, district city planner (enforcement) RS Batth and different senior officers have been additionally current.

Drones to map extent of Aravali encroachments, notices next

Referring to a Supreme Court docket order on demolition of 10,000 homes in Khori village within the Aravalis, Garg stated eradicating unauthorised constructions in forest areas was “prime precedence”.
“I’ve ordered a baseline survey of all forested areas within the district to arrange a listing of buildings which might be there. The survey shall be executed with the assistance of drones and it’ll start in per week,” Garg stated. He added that it might be the primary such survey within the district.
After the survey has listed the sorts of buildings in-built and across the forest areas, the forest division will undergo the information and establish the unlawful ones.
The survey, based on Garg, will embody the mapping of all forest areas throughout the limits of the Gurgaon and Manesar firms and the panchayats.
“Notices shall be despatched to the house owners of unlawful buildings. After a number of days, the buildings shall be razed by the enforcement groups,” Batth added.
It has typically been seen that residents of villages across the Aravalis, who have been allotted land by the federal government for agriculture, promote it to personal builders, who, in flip, construct farmhouses and different such buildings. Khori, for example, was one such village that had come up illegally on forest land.
Tyagi, the chief conservator of forests, stated the forest division had ready a geo-reference map for the district and it might be shared with the survey groups. In keeping with her, Gurgaon district has a complete of 6,800 hectares throughout 33 income estates which might be lined by the Punjab Land Preservation Act (PLPA). “The baseline survey, utilizing drone cameras, will assist us establish each construction that has come up on these 6,800 hectares of PLPA land,” she added.
Officers in Faridabad, which even have forested areas, stated all unlawful buildings, together with farmhouses, on protected land could be demolished.
Until now, the district has recognized round 130 unlawful buildings constructed throughout 500 acres of PLPA notified land.


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