CABINET SUB COMMITTEE FORMED TO FINALISE LEGISLATION AND POLICY FOR REGULARISATION OF UNAUTHORISED COLONIES


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Chandigarh, December 27, 2017: The Punjab Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Wednesday approved the setting up of a five-member cabinet sub-committee to finalise the legislation and policy for regularisation of unauthorised colonies in order to pave way for provision of basic amenities to the residents of these areas.

The Sub-Committee, headed by Health Minister, Brahm Mahindra, with Finance Minister, Manpreet Badal, Local Government Minister, Navjot Sidhu, Technical Education Minister, Charanjit Singh Channi and Rural Development Minister, Tript Rajinder Bajwa, as its members, will submit its report in 30 days. Besides finalising the legislation and the policy, the sub-committee will also fix composition fee rates for regularisation of the unauthorised residential colonies falling under various categories.

According to government spokesperson, unplanned areas would be brought in the planning framework with the proposed legislation, thus facilitating basic amenities for the citizens of these colonies and better quality of life for them.

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Thursday, December 28, 2017