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t i ons, DDA informed this correspondent that it had no such information.
“We had received a letter from the DDA VC a few months ago with a request to pass the resolution for the conversion of 47 rural villages (in NDMC’s jurisdiction) to urban areas. Our standing committee and House has passed the resolution. It was sent it to DDA VC, and he has to proceed,” says Mohan Bhardwaj, chairman, standing committee, NDMC ( North Delhi). SDMC has also claimed that it passed a resolution to convert 38 of its rural villages to urban villages. “We did it more than six months ago following a request from DDA VC and provided him a copy of the resolution. Why is the Delhi government asking us for a copy of the resolution? DDA should have sent them that copy to them,” says Subhash Arya, mayor, SDMC.
Strangely enough, Rajesh Kumar Jain, director, land pooling, DDA, when contacted by HT Estates, said no information on the resolution had been received and that DDA would proceed on the matter only when it had a copy of the resolutions policy. HT Estates on February 13, 2016, had highlighted serious consequences of delay in implementation of the land pooling (LPP) scheme in Delhi. Quoting realty experts it had reported that various groups had invested more than ₹ 30,000 in buying land expecting the policy to be implemented soon. About 10,000 individuals had also paid ₹ 10 lakh to ₹ 20 lakh each for apartments under LPP