13 unauthorized colonies were regularized in Gurugram.

Haryana’s Urban Local Bodies Department on Friday regularized 13 unauthorized colonies in the city under the jurisdiction of the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG), which means residents of these neighborhoods will be eligible for municipal infrastructure and facilities, the matter said. Officials in the know said. on Sunday. 13 unauthorized colonies were regularized under the Municipal Areas (Special Arrangements) Act, 2021 to manage areas lacking urban amenities and infrastructure.

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According to Yashpal Yadav, Director of the State Urban Local Bodies Department, 13 colonies have met the regularization criteria, and municipal corporations have been directed to undertake development work and provide civic amenities. “The government has issued guidelines in this regard, and these colonies will be provided with roads, water supply, sewerage and street lights. The most important thing is to include them in the planning process and development projects. will

Prakash Puri, Pir Baba Colony, Ryan Enclave, Saraswati Enclave, NKV Farm, Bhop Nagar, BK Enclave, Ganga Vihar and Sahib Kunj, Laxman Vihar Extension, Surat Nagar Phase 1, Shyam Kunj, and Saraswati Enclave Extension Part 1 Khandasa are close to Colonies which have been regularized by the department.

Yadav said that the regularization will benefit thousands of residents living in these colonies by providing basic facilities and amenities from the MCG. “Urban local bodies regularize colonies under this policy which come under the jurisdiction of the corporation, while controlled areas are regularized by DTCP (Department of Town and Country Planning),” he added. Is”.

Earlier, three colonies were regularized under the jurisdiction of Manesar Municipal Corporation.

Under Haryana’s Urban Amenities Policy, the basic criteria set for regularization of these colonies are three meter wide internal roads, an approach road with a width of at least six meters, and commercial components in the colonies. Do not exceed 4%.

To regularize, the colony must apply to the DTCP or the municipal body, which then sends it for scrutiny by a district-level scrutiny committee, which recommends or rejects regularization.

According to Sai Kunj RWA (Resident Welfare Association) President Rakesh Rana, the regularization of these colonies by the state government will be a life-changing experience for the residents, who suffer from inadequate roads, sewage and water networks. Struggling to repair. “Without government assistance, residents are left to fend for themselves, and quality of life suffers due to lack of amenities,” he said.

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