New Delhi, Aug 9 (UNI) The 1639 unauthorised colonies in Delhi are set to get provisional regularisation certificates from this month with the process of verification of documents in support of their claim for regularisation starting in a verification camp.
Inaugurating the Camp, being organised at the Delhi Secretariat, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said her government is all set to issue reliable provisional regularisation certificate, which would state that the colonies have fulfilled all requirements for regularisation.
''It is going to be a big day for the five million people of Delhi, who will be benefited from the regularisation which will bring enormous change in lifestyle of the Delhiites and change the scenario of habitat in the Capital-city with provision of basic amenities in present unauthorised colonies at par with well-developed colonies of Delhi.
This would also dispel all fears of demolition/drastic action against owners of houses in unauthorised colonies,''the Chief Minister said.
Out of 1639 colonies, which would be issued provisional regularisation certificate this very month, 1406 are colonies who had submitted applications till January 31, 149 colonies came up on the extension to the Village Abadi and 84 colonies which were left out portion of the 567 colonies regularised under policy of 1976-77.
The representatives of the colonies have been invited in the Camp as per schedule. They have been requested to cooperate in verification of their documents. Their deficiencies, if any, would be set right on the spot. The Camp would be functional till August 14, including Sundays and holidays. Around 250 unauthorised colonies have been requested to report daily for verification as per their serial number in the list of colonies.
Five separate counters have been made functional which would verify papers of 125 colonies in two separate sessions i.e. forenoon and afternoon.
Ms Dikshit said that only after a gap of 30 years, a concrete action has been taken to fulfil aspirations of the residents of unauthorised colonies and 1639 colonies are being regularised.
She said her government started developmental works in these colonies even before resolving this complex issue for which permission from court was solicited.
The government has earmarked an amount of Rs 2800 crore for undertaking developmental works, which are being executed by the DJB, DSIIDC, I and FC, MCD and DISCOMs. She added that permanent regularisation certificates would also be issued soon after approaching the court.
Ms Dikshit said the functioning of this Camp reflects sincerity of the city-government, which has strived hard to convince the Union Ministry of Urban Development and other agencies to prepare a feasible action plan to accelerate pace of the regularisation process.
Speaking on this occasion, Delhi UD Minister Raj Kumar Chauhan expressed confidence that verification work would be completed as it is going on in a time-bound manner. The government is not taking any chance and has initiated developmental works simultaneously in almost all colonies.
The lukewarm speed, which was adopted last time after regularisation in 1976-77, would not be repeated this time. This lukewarm response resulted in neglect of certain colonies, which could not be developed till data even after announcement of regularisation. He exhorted representatives of RWAs to bring to his notice any lapse in development works, which they come across.
He assured that regularisation of colonies is going to be a permanent benefit which would ensure better civic amenities in all times to come.
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