Officers below scanner for 14.9-acre mission in Mohali
Chandigarh, November 16
The position of the Punjab Housing and City Division and Cooperation Division in reference to a housing mission on 14.9 acres of prime land in Mohali throughout the earlier Congress authorities has come below the scanner of Vigilance Bureau (VB).
The Vigilance has sought file from the Registrar Cooperative Societies and Housing Division on this regard. The case for ultimate approval for the housing mission on land owned by the Working Pals Housing Cooperative Society is pending with GMADA. After profitable a case within the apex courtroom towards the acquisition of their land in 2015, the society sought permission from GMADA for a bunch housing mission, however was denied because the mission may very well be permitted on a minimal 25 acres of land.
In 2020, the society entered into an settlement with a non-public builder for the development of flats on seven acres. On March 3, 2021, The Registrar, Cooperative Societies, granted approval and subsequently seven acres of land was transferred to the builder earlier than making use of for the mission structure approvals from GMADA.
Through the tenure of CM Charanjit Singh Channi, the case for granting approval was taken up at a gathering of the Housing Division.