GMDA to use drone for mapping properties

By Accommodation Times Bureau CHANDIGARH The Haryana Revenue and Disaster Management Minister, Abhimanyu, has directed officers to make the revenue data available under Digital India Land Record Modernization of Survey Department of India (SOI). This would be important for the State Resident Database (SRDB) scheme of the state government. In over 6,000 villages,

Modified policy to provide major relief to illegal colonies

By Accommodation Times Bureau Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) on Wednesday presented a new draft for the regularisation of the illegal colonies. The draft was debated by representatives of the property dealers and the colonisers association and ministers. A meeting was held here on Wednesday by the Group of Ministers (GoM). The

Rail Land Development Authority & NBCC signs agreement for development of 10 stations

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI Minister of State of Railways Rajen Gohain on Wednesday said Indian Railways had advertised its plan to offer ‘A-1’ and ‘A’ category stations for the redevelopment of it in which out of 23 stations, bids were received for 2 stations. In a written reply to a question

People takes advantage of 40% rebate, Govt receives over Rs 830 Cr in 2 months

By Accommodation Times Bureau In an overwhelming response to a one-time rebate of 40 per cent as announced by Haryana Chief Minister on the total outstanding amount of enhancement to plot holders of Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) for two months, a sum of Rs 832 crore has been deposited by

Unauthorised Occupation of Waqf Land

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha he said, Waqf Board is empowered to manage the waqf property and take legal action against unauthorized occupation and encroachment of such properties. He said, “As per provisions of section

Never Step Beyond the Gates – New Age Township Living

By Kaizad Hateria, Brand Custodian and Chief Customer Delight Officer, Rustomjee Group The real estate sector has seen it all – innovations in terms of architecture, structural planning, projects with amenities, stand-alone buildings and conclave style gated communities. Today, there has been a focused regeneration of the concept of township living. The

Development Rights taxable In Case Of Housing Societies

By Accommodation Times Bureau Commissioner of Income Tax-18 Vs. Sambhaji Nagar Co-op. Hsg. Society Ltd., Income Tax Appeal No. 1356 of 2012   Introduction: In Mumbai, hundreds of Co-operative Housing Societies are functioning whose buildings have become old and dilapidated due to age. The societies lack finance and technical expertise to repair their buildings. The societies, therefore, seek the

Rains destroys 35 homes, leaves over 30k people homeless

By Accommodation Times Bureau KERALA The heavy has shattered the houses in Kerala and made the homeowner homeless. After continues effect of rain over 8,000 families were shifted to relief camps across the state. The control room looking after the rain-related incident it said, over 34,000 people from which 8,000 families are shifted

Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Ltd receives ratings from CARE

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Limited ('PCHFL') has been assigned a long-term rating of 'CARE AA+; Stable' for its debt instruments post the scheme of amalgamation of Piramal Finance Limited ('PFL') and Piramal Capital Limited ('PCL') with PCHFL (erstwhile Piramal Housing Finance Limited). PCHFL has now become a

Lift expenses has to be shared by all housing societies members

By Accommodation Times Bureau Mr. S.B.Bhinde a shopkeeper and full-fledged member of Housing Co-operative Society has written to me to know whether a society can now all of a sudden recover lift charges when especially he has not paid for the same for the last 14 years. Mr. Bhinde, writes that