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As the major cost component of the project is high price of land, reduction in area requirement is expected to bring down the cost for the applicants, say CHB officials.

UT employees’ housing scheme: CHB high-rise proposal needs amendment in master plan

By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 07:19 AM IST
No provision to offer construction up to 10 floors in the current building laws
Lack of parking space forces people to leave their vehicles on the roads or pavements.(HT Photo)
Lack of parking space forces people to leave their vehicles on the roads or pavements.(HT Photo)

Chandigarh administration exploring taller house options for stilt parking

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 12:00 AM IST
UT adviser Manoj Parida has asked the urban planing department to consider relaxing height restrictions in residential units
The proposal, was approved last year, permits the amendment in the DDA (Disposal of Developed Nazul Land) Rules, 1981.(Representational Image)
The proposal, was approved last year, permits the amendment in the DDA (Disposal of Developed Nazul Land) Rules, 1981.(Representational Image)

DDA to tweak rules; CGHS housing plots to be auctioned to private developers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 05:19 PM IST
Private developers, who are allotted land after auctions, will be required to construct housing facilities in keeping with the MPD, 2021, which earmarks 15% of the developed area for people who belong to the EWS of the society
Though the current master plan also allows redevelopment of existing areas but the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has asked the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), which is preparing the next master plan, to work on a regeneration policy keeping the ground realities in mind.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO (Representative))
Though the current master plan also allows redevelopment of existing areas but the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has asked the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), which is preparing the next master plan, to work on a regeneration policy keeping the ground realities in mind.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO (Representative))

Delhi’s plan for 2041 to revive old colonies

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
PUBLISHED ON SEP 14, 2020 02:58 AM IST
DDA vice-chairman Anurag Jain said, “The regeneration policy will be one of the key focus areas on the new Master Plan. It is an important aspect, as large parts of the city were developed a long time back.”
The new MPD is going to focus on development of infrastructure in Delhi’s unauthorised colonies.(Sanchit Khanna/HT photo)
The new MPD is going to focus on development of infrastructure in Delhi’s unauthorised colonies.(Sanchit Khanna/HT photo)

5 things Delhi-2041 Master Plan will have special focus on

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 09:13 AM IST
The vision document for the city for the next 20 years is likely to focus on a range of issues which were not addressed in the current plan (Master Plan of Delhi-2021)
On a lighter note, the bench observed that when the Supreme Court had to be expanded, the land where Appu Ghar existed was taken over for development of the court’s additional complex. (Photo Anisha Dutta /HT)
On a lighter note, the bench observed that when the Supreme Court had to be expanded, the land where Appu Ghar existed was taken over for development of the court’s additional complex. (Photo Anisha Dutta /HT)

‘Appu Ghar’s land was taken by court’: SC during Central Vista hearing

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 10:49 PM IST
The Central Vista project envisages a new Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, common Central Secretariat housing 51 Ministries in 10 buildings. At present, these offices are housed in 47 buildings spread over different locations.
Mithi river cleaning drive in Mumbaion April 29, 2020.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)
Mithi river cleaning drive in Mumbaion April 29, 2020.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)

BMC to prepare master plan to create tourism facilities around Mithi river

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Mehul R Thakkar
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 01:18 PM IST
Officials said creating tourism facilities around the river is part of the plan to rejuvenate it
An accident waiting to happen: Damaged roads and drivers’ nightmare. No move has been made by the Zirakpur MC to repair this road.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
An accident waiting to happen: Damaged roads and drivers’ nightmare. No move has been made by the Zirakpur MC to repair this road.(Gurminder Singh/HT)

Rs 170 cr collected from builders, but Zirakpur infra not upgraded

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hillary Victor, Mohali
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 08:50 PM IST
MC has yet to come out with a workable plan to utilise the money even as drains remain choked, streetlights go missing and damaged roads are yet to be repaired
One of the villages which falls under the Sukhna catchment area and has illegal constructions.(HT FILE)
One of the villages which falls under the Sukhna catchment area and has illegal constructions.(HT FILE)

Spent life’s earnings on houses, where will we go now: Residents in Sukhna catchment area

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Idrees Bukhtiyar/Deepinder Singh, Mohali
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 01:05 AM IST
High court order on demolition of all structures has come as a shock for them
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State needs to learn from Delhi education model: AAP

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2020 10:55 PM IST
The idea of doing a slow holiday, says Ambika Seth, a Delhi entrepreneur, is to keep all activities low-key.(Photo: Rahul Khanna)
The idea of doing a slow holiday, says Ambika Seth, a Delhi entrepreneur, is to keep all activities low-key.(Photo: Rahul Khanna)

Pack your bags, but take it slow

Hindustan Times | By Paramita Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 01:40 PM IST
Indians are opening up to the idea of taking travel slow, swapping packed itineraries for relaxed, immersive trips.
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Chandigarh admn nod to axing 700 trees for world-class rly station project

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rachna Verma, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2020 12:54 AM IST
The nod to the proposal, accorded by UT adviser Manoj Parida last week, comes amid the row over the Tribune flyover project for which the Punjab and Haryana high court had stayed the axing of 473 trees and directed the administration to look for alternatives
A view of the Green belt at Sector-143 which was converted into a sewer-pond as the area doesn’t have a dedicated sewer line, in Noida, on Saturday, December 14, 2019.(Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)
A view of the Green belt at Sector-143 which was converted into a sewer-pond as the area doesn’t have a dedicated sewer line, in Noida, on Saturday, December 14, 2019.(Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

Noida Sector 143 green belts turn to sewage ponds in absence of pipelines

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Kushagra Dixit
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 05:49 AM IST
Residents claimed that with the waste water filling up the nearby greenbelts, some of which share boundaries with the society, residents face health hazards such as mosquito menace.
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Widespread illegal structures in villages: Planning dept

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 12:59 AM IST
A narrow lane leading to the manufacturing factory where the fire broke out in Anaj Mandi in New Delhi on Sunday morning.(SANCHIT KHANNA/HT PHOTO.)
A narrow lane leading to the manufacturing factory where the fire broke out in Anaj Mandi in New Delhi on Sunday morning.(SANCHIT KHANNA/HT PHOTO.)

Centre blames Delhi govt, fire services for violating laws after 43 killed

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2020 01:30 AM IST
This comes in the wake of one of the worst fire tragedies in Delhi, in which at least 43 people were killed and several others injured when a blaze swept through a manufacturing factory in a four-storey building in the capital’s Rani Jhansi Road early on Sunday morning.
Pankaj Bhatnagar, president of Parda Bagh RWA, with his family. He has been struggling to get residents ownership rights.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Pankaj Bhatnagar, president of Parda Bagh RWA, with his family. He has been struggling to get residents ownership rights.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Residents of Delhi for 69 years, they still await ownership rights of their houses

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 10:34 AM IST
Fifty families of Partition refugees, who were given temporary houses at New Delhi’s Parda Bagh, are yet to get ownership rights.
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UT administration denies permission to high-rise buildings in CHB project at Chandigarh IT Park

Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 12:35 AM IST
Administration said the master plan did not allow high-rise buildings in the city, and cited its firm stand against Tata Camelot project in the Sukhna catchment area
The land-owning agency earlier used to allot land to religious or social institutions. But no allotment had been made for the past few years.(HT Photo/Sonu Mehta (Representative image))
The land-owning agency earlier used to allot land to religious or social institutions. But no allotment had been made for the past few years.(HT Photo/Sonu Mehta (Representative image))

DDA to auction land to religious, social institutions

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 12:37 AM IST
The land-owning agency has also come up with new development norms for buildings belonging to religious or social organisations with a proposal that new buildings for religious purposes will have to provide parking space within the premises.
The MPD-2021 describes the central vista as “one of the finest examples of urban design and monumentality in planning in the world”.(Ht image)
The MPD-2021 describes the central vista as “one of the finest examples of urban design and monumentality in planning in the world”.(Ht image)

Delhi will have to amend MPD-2021, say urban planners

New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 06:15 AM IST
The government has cited “shortage of working space, parking and amenities” as the reasons to push for redevelopment of the historic area spread over four square km between Rashtrapati Bhavan and India Gate.
Debi Goenka, from Conservation Action Trust, an NGO working for environmental causes, said the move will be disastrous for the city.(HT image)
Debi Goenka, from Conservation Action Trust, an NGO working for environmental causes, said the move will be disastrous for the city.(HT image)

How much of Mumbai’s salt pans can be developed? Master plan in the works

Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 05:02 AM IST
In 2015, the Maharashtra government had asked the MMRDA to prepare a master plan for MMR. Its initial survey of 2016 has revealed that barely 25 acres or 0.5% of the 5,379 acres in the city can be developed.
Another point discussed to be included in the plan was the construction of commercial entities in the zone.(HT image)
Another point discussed to be included in the plan was the construction of commercial entities in the zone.(HT image)

Zonal plan to regulate activities at Sultanpur Park soon

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 08:35 PM IST
According to the statement, a proposal to ban groundwater extraction in the zone was discussed in the meeting.
The announcement was made by industries minister Satyendar Jain to a delegation of factory owners who met him on Tuesday.(HT image)
The announcement was made by industries minister Satyendar Jain to a delegation of factory owners who met him on Tuesday.(HT image)

54 services get industrial status, to get extra FAR

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 01:40 AM IST
Many important sectors such as media, education, packaging, research, biotechnology, warehousing were not considered under the ‘industrial land-use’ category in the Master Plan and their services were instead treated as commercial activities, the government said in a statement.
The Delhi High Court.(HT image)
The Delhi High Court.(HT image)

Steel unit in Delhi challenges closure notice

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 12:02 AM IST
Justice Vibhu Bakhru said DPCC will not take any steps to recover the EDC till next date of hearing, September 18. The court posted the matter to be heard with a bunch of other similar petitions.
With limited water in Mumbai's lakes, which may last barely three months, BMCis chalking out a master plan to reuse treated water from its waste water treatment facilities.(Arun Mondhe/HT photo)
With limited water in Mumbai's lakes, which may last barely three months, BMCis chalking out a master plan to reuse treated water from its waste water treatment facilities.(Arun Mondhe/HT photo)

Soon, reuse treated water in Mumbai for non-potable purposes

Hindustan Times,Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 12:56 PM IST
Plan will help the BMC promote reuse of waste water for non-potable purpose to meet the increase in demand owning to urbanisation and population growth.
The sealing drive against garment shops, stitching units and godowns at Chanakya Place market in Janakpuri, continued on Saturday.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
The sealing drive against garment shops, stitching units and godowns at Chanakya Place market in Janakpuri, continued on Saturday.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

More shops sealed by SDMC at Janakpuri

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 09:29 PM IST
Political leaders from the SDMC said the action was taken on the Delhi Chief Secretary’s instructions as per the National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders.
(HT File Photo)
(HT File Photo)

Farmhouses can’t operate as banquet halls: Delhi High Court

New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 08:06 AM IST
The ruling came as the high court heard a plea by Manaktala Farms, through its owner, which challenged an order of the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC).
The 125-odd children homes in the city, a majority of which are run by NGOs, have become overcrowded, the child right’s body said.(HT Photo)
The 125-odd children homes in the city, a majority of which are run by NGOs, have become overcrowded, the child right’s body said.(HT Photo)

Ensure Delhi child-friendly spaces in master plan draft: Rights body

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 05:05 AM IST
The panel has also requested the authority to hold consultations with NGOs and other stakeholders to incorporate these aspects while preparing the draft plan.
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has stopped the free online registration of non-polluting white category industries, after it came to light that a section of such units, operating from nonconforming areas, were misusing the facility to get themselves registered illegally without paying any charge. (Praful Gangurde/ Hindustan Times)
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has stopped the free online registration of non-polluting white category industries, after it came to light that a section of such units, operating from nonconforming areas, were misusing the facility to get themselves registered illegally without paying any charge. (Praful Gangurde/ Hindustan Times)

DPCC stops free registration of ‘white’ category industries

New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2019 04:39 AM IST
Now owners of even white category industries would have to pay a registration fee of 10,000.
Spread over an area of over 28 sq km, LBZ is governed by a strict building law that does not allow construction of basements and caps the number of floors.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Spread over an area of over 28 sq km, LBZ is governed by a strict building law that does not allow construction of basements and caps the number of floors.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Lutyens’ Delhi waits for a development code

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 07:27 AM IST
Home to the country’s most powerful and influential families and individuals, the area was developed by British architect Edwin Lutyens between 1912 and 1930.
A letter in this regard was sent to the civic bodies, DDA, discoms and DJB on May 9. HT has a copy of the letter.(HT Photo)
A letter in this regard was sent to the civic bodies, DDA, discoms and DJB on May 9. HT has a copy of the letter.(HT Photo)

Crackdown on illegal industries in residential areas in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 06:00 AM IST
The city’s pollution watchdog has also asked the discoms and the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to disconnect electricity supply and water connections to such units.
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