Tribune Information Service

Chandigarh, Could 16

Almost 1.75 lakh slum dwellers have been rehabilitated in practically 35,000 EWS flats in varied components of the town to this point.

The UT Administration had lately razed Colony No. 4 housing over 2,500 buildings. Plans are afoot to demolish 4 extra colonies – Janta Colony, Sanjay Colony and slum clusters which have come up in Shahpur and Maloya villages.

As a way to make the town slum-free, the UT Administration has to this point demolished 17 colonies, together with Ambedkar Colony, Kumhar Colony, Madrasi Colony, Colony No. 5, and so forth. The eligible dwellers of those colonies have been rehabilitated in eight totally different complexes or sectors.

After the demolition of Colony No. 4 within the Industrial Space, Section 1, on Could 1, the UT Administration had reclaimed practically 65 acres value practically Rs 2,000 crore and the land initially belonged to the Forest Division and Property Workplace.

Yashpal Garg, Chief Government Officer, CHB, stated practically 3,000 small flats had been allotted to residents of Colony No. 4 previously practically three years.

The UT Administration has already put up demolition notices at outdoors Janta Colony in Sector 25, Sanjay Colony in Industrial Space, Shahpur Colony close to Sector 38 and Khabadi Colony in Maloya.

Nonetheless, the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom has stayed the demolition drive in Janta Colony, which was to be carried out on Sunday to vacate practically 10 acres already been earmarked for dispensary, main faculty, neighborhood centre and a buying centre.

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