Punjab CM says no to Khattar’s suggestion on tricity planning board

By Accommodation Times Bureau CHANDIGARH Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday categorically rejected his Haryana counterpart’s suggestion to set up a Tricity Planning Board for Chandigarh and its adjoining cities of Panchkula and Mohali, saying Chandigarh indisputably belonged to Punjab. Taking a strong stand on the issue, which Punjab Governor VPS

Revenue dept planning to install pillars to demarcate land boundaries: Minister

By Accommodation Times Bureau AMRITSAR Revenue Department on Monday launched 'Digital Mapping' project to demarcate land boundaries in two villages of SAS Nagar (Mohali). This project will help the land owners to find their lands easily. Punjab Revenue Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria said that besides digital mapping, the department is also planning to

Punjab to go digital in Property Registration

By Accommodation Times Bureau Punjab state will go digital in property registration on June 27, when the  Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, launches the National Generic  Document Registration System in Amritsar through video conferencing. Barely eight months after its launch at Moga and Adampur in November last the Chief Minister’s pilot project of

Punjab issues suspension order to 8 civic officers for irregularities in bldg construction

By Accommodation Times Bureau JALANDHAR In a move to quash irregularities in construction of buildings, on Thursday Navjot Singh Sidhu, Local Bodies Minister suspended 8 officers alleged of Municipal Corporation. The authority and other officials examined the already constructed illegal building and under construction on Thursday. The minister ordered the issuance of charge sheet

Punjab Govt to regularise all unauthorised construction

Cabinet Okays one-time settlement of non-compoundable violations in building construction norms. By Accommodation Times Bureau CHANDIGARH To curb the mushrooming of unplanned and haphazard constructions across the state, the Council of Ministers today approved a draft ordinance to regularise all unauthorized constructions, which had come up till March 31, 2018. 'The Punjab one-time voluntary

Punjab Govt extends time limit to deposit property tax under OTS till Mar 31

By Accommodation Times Bureau CHANDIGARH The Punjab Government has promulgated every measure considering supreme the interest of the people of Punjab and it is in keeping with this commitment that a decision has been taken to extend the timeline to deposit property tax under One Time Settlement Scheme (OTS) till March 31. Disclosing this

Punjab Cabinet okays Bill for regularisation of unauthorised colonies,plots

By Accommodation Times Bureau CHANDIGARH The Bill for regularisation of unauthorised colonies, plots and buildings is all set to be presented in the Budget session of the Vidhan Sabha following the go-ahead by the Punjab Cabinet, an official spokesperson said. "The Punjab Laws (Special Provisions for regularization of unauthorized colony) Bill, 2018" seeks