Need-based changes: Chandigarh Housing Board constitutes 8-member panel

Need-based changes: Chandigarh Housing Board constitutes 8-member panel

On persistent demand of UT residents, the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) has constituted an eight-member committee under the chairmanship of the Secretary, CHB, to examine the request for further need-based changes in residential units of the board. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 14

On persistent demand of UT residents, the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) has constituted an eight-member committee under the chairmanship of the Secretary, CHB, to examine the request for further need-based changes in residential units of the board.

The committee was formed in pursuance of the decision taken at a meeting of the Board of Directors of the CHB on September 8, said Yashpal Garg, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), CHB.

“During the process, the committee may consult the nominated members of the board, RWAs and other stakeholders for some innovative solutions,” said the CEO. The report of the committee would be placed before the board for consideration and appropriate decisions, he added.

Apart from the Secretary, CHB, as chairman, the Chief Engineer, CHB, Chief Architect, UT, Architect, CHB, Executive Engineer (Design), CHB, Executive Engineer (Public Health), CHB, Executive Engineer (Electrical), CHB, and Executive Engineer (Enforcement), CHB, will be the members of the committee.

Thousands of allottees have been demanding regularisation of need-based changes/additional construction made in residential units and one-time settlement on the Delhi pattern. Of the nearly 70,000 houses constructed by the CHB so far, need-based changes have been made in about 60,000 houses in which nearly 20 per cent population of the city resides.

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