up UT’s sleeve
Chandigarh to harness eastern side for
development, says Sanjeev Singh Bariana
Following years of debate on the north-south divide in the city and the related
developments, the Department of Urban Planning has etched out a detailed land
use plan for major development in the eastern portion of the city.
|Experts being hired to
beautify Himachal homes,
says Vibhor Mohan
The construction over, don’t just rush into the new house. The enviable
ambience that you had dreamt of would be incomplete without proper
landscaping of the uncovered area. And there cannot be better natural
resources for landscaping than easily available rocks and decorative
plants, besides natural water channels found in the lower Himachal region.
plays notify-grab-denotify game
Owners sell land in panic after getting acquisition notices. Once property
changes hands, government schemes are abandoned mid-way. Lalit
Mohan lists a few cases. Surrounded by the Army, Pathankot city
has very little land in its surrounding areas for development.
Though Pathankot is a city with a population of nearly 2 lakh, there is not even a single planned colony.
days ahead for Goindwal
Reliance agro-processing unit may spur
land prices, says Ashok Sethi
The recent declaration of Tarn Taran as a district and the agro-processing unit
to be set up by Reliance Industries Limited in 170 acres of land allotted by
the Punjab Government may give a ray of hope to the lifeless Industrial Nucleus
by S.C. Vasudeva
Q. The capital gains are chargeable on the transfer of a capital asset? What is
meant by the word transfer?
HUDA to target
With a view to ease the excessive and ever-increasing population pressure
on the cities, the Haryana Government has decided to develop residential
sectors, including shopping complexes in the small towns and townships of
Apart from putting a check on the migration of villagers towards the cities, the move is also expected to maintain an even concentration of population.
— Photo by Malkiat Singh
Wily ways of land
As the land prices continue to spiral up in Punjab, the appetite of people to
take more and more land — both by legal and illegal means— is increasing
and land grabbing is becoming more and more sophisticated in Punjab.