Dual taxation to be eliminated in Gurgaon’s Udyog Vihar
March 27, 2017

Companies operating in Udyog Vihar in Gurgaon are up for some good news as the recurrent complaints regarding dual taxation in the region might soon be resolved. Currently, the industries located in Udyog Vihar pay property taxes to Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) as well as maintenance charges to Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC). Acting on the requests by industrialists, HSIIDC and MCG intend to resolve the problem of dual taxation. If the proposal comes into… Read More

Swanky flats for MPs in Delhi’s Lutyens zone
March 27, 2017

Members of Parliament (MP) residing in 60 year old flats in Delhi’s Lutyens zone will soon enjoy smart low-rises, decked with modern amenities. The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) will soon be demolishing 428 MP flats located in North and South Avenues to make way for new structures. Announced in 2011, the project has finally received all required clearances. The project was expected to commence in 2012 but was stuck due to issues with the new design.… Read More

Land acquisition for Delhi section of Dwarka Expressway to commence soon
March 26, 2017

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) intends to acquire 24.03 hectares of land in Delhi for the Dwarka expressway project within two months. This land is located in the Bamnoli and Bijwasan areas of Delhi and will be used to construct the incomplete one km stretch of the Expressway in Delhi. In order to ensure the process is executed without any hiccups, the authority has issued a notification under the NHAI Act, since land acquired under this Act… Read More

Delhi roads best in infrastructure, connectivity, quality: Survey
March 25, 2017

Nitin Gadkari, Union Transport Minister recently announced the results of a survey carried out by Maruti Suzuki India Litd. Conducted across eight Indian cities, the survey recorded citizens’ responses regarding road infrastructure, emergency services, pedestrian safety, traffic control, and motor laws for each city. Of the eight cities - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune, Hyderabad was the only city which could not succeed in any of the categories. Delhi scored the highest… Read More

Noida property documents generated online to have bar codes, digital signature
March 22, 2017

The Noida Authority is working hard to make its online services effective. In an appreciable move, the Authority has announced that all documents generated online will now have bar codes and digital signatures which will make them easily verifiable. This is expected to ensure the authenticity of documents generated online. In December 2016, the Noida and Greater Noida Authorities had launched online delivery of services for over 16,000 industrial, institutional, and commercial properties. This allows… Read More

Delhi scores low in terms of quality of living again
March 15, 2017

The Indian capital has re-appeared as the worst city in the country in terms of quality of living for a second consecutive year. According to the Mercer 2017 Quality of Living Index, Delhi acquired a global ranking of 161. Indian cities have, once again, performed poorly in a survey that ranks cities across the globe in terms quality of living and infrastructure status. Indian cities that have been part of the survey did not make… Read More

Delhi Budget 2017 offers thrust to civic infrastructure
March 9, 2017

Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister, Delhi, recently presented the annual budget of Rs 48,000 crore for the national capital. In sync with the Centre’s decision, the state government presented the budget in terms of revenue and capital classification. Defying many expectations, the budget refrained from proposing any new taxes. The government kept Rs 7,571 crore (about 15 percent of the total allocation) aside for civic bodies. While Rs 11,300 crore were allotted… Read More

GNIDA issues notice to 400 plot owners for not completing construction
March 8, 2017

The Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) has issued show cause notice to about 400 owners of plots lying vacant. These people were supposed to complete the construction of their homes within a stipulated timeframe. Most of these plots have been lying vacant for decades and some are being misused by criminals. This step has been prompted by the complaints GNIDA has been receiving from Greater Noida residents concerned about vacant plots in several sectors across the… Read More

Builders in Haryana owe EDC worth Rs 12,857 crore
March 5, 2017

Haryana government is yet to recover external development charges (EDC) over Rs 12,857 crore as on December 31, 2016, from the developers in the state. The lion’s share of this amount is pending with Faridabad and Gurgaon developers, with nearly Rs 7,137 crore owed in Gurgaon and Rs 1,053 crore in Faridabad. Other districts such as Panipat, Panchkula, Jhajjar, Sonipat, Karnal, and Rohtak have outstanding EDCs worth Rs 846 crore, Rs 375 crore, Rs 370… Read More

No diesel generator sets on government land: Noida Authority
March 4, 2017

Taking action against property owners who are encroaching on government land by placing their diesel generator (DG) sets outside their premises, the Noida Authority has issued a public notice for their removal within seven days. Failing to do so will attract monetary penalties along with the forceful removal of such DG sets. Many residents in the city encroach on government land by installing DG sets and violate the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB)’s rule.… Read More

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Tulip Infratech uses Mivan Technology for Tulip Lemon in Gurgaon
March 3, 2017

Tulip Infratech begins construction of Tulip Lemon using Mivan Technology3rd March 2017 Gurgaon based developer Tulip Infratech is constructing its affordable housing project ‘Tulip Lemon’ using Mivan technology in sector-69, Gurgaon. Developed by Mivan Company in Malaysia, the aluminium formwork construction technology is getting popular in India due to its fast paced construction, easy applicability for mass housing, superior quality and high durability of the structure. Read More

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Raheja Developers announces launch of residential project in Gurgaon
February 24, 2017

Raheja Developers announces launch of residential project in Gurgaon24th   February 2017 Delhi-based real estate developer Raheja Developers has recently launched its project Raheja Vanya in Sector-99 in Gurgaon. Touted to be one of the greenest projects in the city, Raheja Vanya will be built in accordance with GRIHA norms and RERA guidelines. Besides, the realty group plans to equip the project with a ‘Skypark’ featuring sky jogging tracks, sky beach pool and open terrace gym. Read More

Area of rented office space in Gurgaon dips 30% in 2016: Report
February 23, 2017

According to a report by property consultancy Colliers International, the area of office space rented out in Gurgaon saw a 30 percent decline in 2016, primarily due to a dearth of quality supply. The share of the technology sector in overall rented out space reduced by half to 32 percent in 2016 from 64 percent in 2015. It is to be noted that information technology and IT enabled service (ITeS) companies are key drivers of… Read More

Gurgaon to attract timely tax payments by offering conditional infra upgrades
February 22, 2017

The Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) has announced that it would devote an additional Rs 25 lakh for the development of areas, where all the property taxes are cleared by the end of the month. This is aimed as a special incentive to motivate Gurgaon’s citizens to pay their property taxes in time. Officials explain that the idea is to make the citizens feel incentivised for clearing their dues in time, considering that insufficient infrastructure has… Read More

Haryana to allow self-certification of building plans for industrial allottees
February 20, 2017

The Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) has decided to allow entrepreneurs who want to commence projects on the allotted lands to self-certify their building layout plans. Officials from HSIIDC stated that since the decision has been implemented with immediate effect, the allottees in HSIIDC estates will not have to seek approvals from the town planning office of HSIIDC and can start constructions much sooner. HSIIDC officials explained that the allottee or industrialist… Read More

Building byelaws in Noida to be amended for enhanced fire safety
February 18, 2017

Deepak Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Noida and Greater Noida authorities, recently met with PK Rao, Joint Director - Fire Services, to discuss the issue of fire safety in high-rise buildings. The building byelaws of the region are likely to be amended to enhance fire safety, especially in high-rises. A special committee will submit a draft proposal suggesting modifications in the building bylaws of the development authorities of Noida, Greater Noida, and Yamuna Expressway. The… Read More

Delhi to witness five-fold hike in freehold conversion rates
February 17, 2017

From April 1, converting leasehold properties in Delhi to freehold will become five times more expensive with the authorities hiking the ground rent. This will be applicable on properties in prime locations such as Khan Market and Connaught Place, which have been leased out by Land and Development Office (L&DO) under the urban development ministry. Other localities that have such properties are Prithviraj Road, Defence Colony, Golf Links, Sundar Nagar, Nizamuddin, Hailey Road, Vasant Vihar, Mandir… Read More

Delhi Metro pursues green certification
February 16, 2017

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) recently launched a survey to rate the commuter-friendliness and energy efficiency of the mass transport system. The survey was launched in collaboration with two United States (US) agencies, which will enable the DMRC to be certified by Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). LEED is a globally accepted green building programme that identifies top-notch building practices. The two US agencies engaged for rating eco-friendly infrastructure are the US… Read More

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