895 unauthorised colonies of Delhi, which have come up till June 1 this year, will be regularised as the Union Cabinet approved an Ordinance today in this regard, benefitting about 60 lakh people.
“The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today approved amendment to the existing guidelines that enables regularization of all unauthorized colonies that have come up till June 1, 2014 namely extension of cut-off date for regularization from March 31, 2002 to June 1, 2014,” an official statement said.
“This will provide the benefits accruing from regularization to a large number of people in unauthorised colonies that have come in existence between 31.03.2014 and 01.06.2014,” it added.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while briefing on Cabinet meeting, said “The Ordinance is for regularisation of unauthorised colonies in Delhi.”
The impact of the Ordinance on Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Amendment Bill, 2014 will be that “895 colonies will get benefitted and 60 lakh people living there will also get benefitted”, Jaitley said.
The detailed implementation and guidelines will be issued by the concerned authorities. With their regularisation, infrastructure and other facilities will continue to be provided, Jaitley said.