No rehabilitation plan, thousands fear becoming homeless in Aravalis – ET RealEstate

FARIDABAD: Holding her daughter’s wedding card, Shameena (35) stares at a wall of her house in Lakkarpur-Khori village. The wedding is on June 11 and their relatives from Bihar have started arriving. But Shameena is not sure if the wedding will happen. Local authorities have started making announcements on loudspeakers asking residents to vacate their […]

Corporate offices in six districts of Haryana to be closed till May 3 – ET RealEstate

Representative image GURUGRAM: In view of the spike in Covid cases, the Haryana government announced that all IT sector and corporate offices in six districts — Gurugram, Faridabad, Hisar, Panchkula, Karnal and Sonepat, would remain closed till May 3 up to 9 p.m. Also, the government offices in all districts will operate with 50 per […]

Haryana panel orders survey of ‘illegal’ Aravali farmhouses – ET RealEstate

CHANDIGARH: Haryana state information commission has ordered the principal secretaries of the town and country planning and the forest and wildlife departments to conduct a survey of the Aravali area, especially of the 60 farmhouses constructed in alleged violation of rules, and also document the action taken by the state government. The commission has also […]

Haryana CM directs officials to prepare scheme for rehabilitation of slums – ET RealEstate

CHANDIGARH: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar directed officials on Thursday to prepare a comprehensive scheme for the rehabilitation of urban slums in Haryana to take forward the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure ‘housing for all’ by 2022, according to a statement. Under the scheme, residential flats would be provided to the slum […]

Four condominiums in Gurugram may face blackout – ET RealEstate

Representative Image GURUGRAM: Four condominiums in Gurgaon and two in Faridabad are likely to face outages from Tuesday, when the sanction to use diesel generator (DG) sets from the now-defunct EPCA lapses. The Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), put in place by the SC-appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority to tackle air pollution during […]

Over 80 societies in Gurugram & Faridabad rely on gensets, EPCA told – ET RealEstate

GURUGRAM: There are 82 housing societies in Gurugram and Faridabad that are dependent on diesel generator sets for electricity, the state power distribution utility has informed the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) through a survey report. The revelation comes just four days before the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) kicks in across NCR, […]

As 200 illegal colonies razed, thousands lose homes in Gurugram & Faridabad – ET RealEstate

File photo GURUGRAM: Anuj Kumar, who works in a departmental store in the city, recently bought a 50-sq-yard plot in Bhondsi and was planning to start the construction of his dream home. His dream was shattered last week after the department of town and country planning (DTCP) demolished under-construction buildings in the colony where he […]

Working women, widows from EWS to get rented flats on priority – ET RealEstate

NEW DELHI: Persons belonging to SC, ST and OBC communities; widows, working women, divyang and minorities from economically weaker sections or low income groups will get preference in allotment of flats or dormitories under the affordable rental housing scheme. The operational guidelines issued by the housing ministry for affordable rental housing complex (ARHC) scheme has […]