Greater Noida extends deadline to apply for affordable flat scheme
GREATER NOIDA: The Greater Noida authority said Thursday it has extended the deadline to apply for its affordable apartment scheme in sectors 1, 2 and 3 in Greater Noida West till June 25. The previous deadline to apply for this scheme was April 10. The process had been put on hold, however, due to the partial curfew owing to Covid-19.
Officials said people can via the authority’s website: greaternoidaauthority.com, along with a draft of ₹5,000.
“Once we have all details of people who want to buy flats under this scheme we will finish formalities and start construction,” said Deep Chand, additional chief executive officer of the authority.
Under this scheme, the authority will build the 10,000 units with support from private developers. To make the project economically viable, the authority will allow the developers to use 10% of the total project for commercial purposes.
After applications are in, a verification done by a district-level agency will verify if the applicant belongs to the economically weaker section (EWS) category or not. “After verification we will decide on further progress on the scheme, to be launched on public-private-partnership,” Chand said.
Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party will observe Partition Horror Memorial Day on August 14 across Uttar Pradesh as part of its national campaign. In a press statement, programme in-charge and state BJP general secretary, Anoop Gupta said the party would observe Partition Horror Memorial Day in all the 1918 organization circles in the state in memory of the sad occurrence of partition of the country in 1947.
A row broke out in a Christian missionary school here over alleged forcible removal of bands tied on some students' wrists and throwing them in the dustbin. Following the alleged incident, some parents of the students along with a few Hindu activists stormed the Infant Mary English Medium High School at Katipalla on Friday, questioning the action. The police too reached there to calm the situation.
Traders of the city and the district administration are collaborating with each other to deck up 75 markets of the city on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Indian independence. This programme will be organised at the Maharaja Agrasen College in Aishbagh.” City traders will put up more than 75,000 flags, decorate markets with tricolour lights. Not only that, traders would distribute food and sweets in orphanages, old age homes and hospitals.”
There is a code laid down for the proper disposal of the Indian national flag, one which many people are not aware of. The national flag is a symbol of pride and its dignity should be maintained even while disposing of it, Lucknow Municipal Corporation officials said. When the national flag is damaged, it must be destroyed in whole, in private. Flags made of paper must also be discarded privately with due dignity.
There is a lot of behind-the-scenes enablement by the government and private organisations that has led to this change. Television broadcasters across the board have really pulled up their socks and are now in the habit of having a splendid combination of sportspersons (young and experienced) leading if not anchoring the reporting, analysis and commentary - the result is gripping television. Today's column is about sports culture at the grassroots, and especially in Pune.