Unauthorized Residents bill

The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second (Amendment) Bill, 2021

INTRODUCED BY

Introduced by

Mr Hardeep Singh Puri,

Minister of State of Housing and Urban Affair

SYNOPSIS

The bill proposes to extend the time limit to regulate unauthorized colonies in Delhi that existed before 1 Jun 2014, with an aim to provide legitimate claim to the property and improve overall living conditions.

HIGHLIGHTS

Salient Points ()

The bill was first introduced in upper house Rajya Sabha.

The bill intends to extend the time period for regulating unauthorize colonies till 2023.

Unauthorized colonies that existed before 1 Jun 2014, and have 50% development (by 1 Jan 2015) would be eligible for regularization.

BACKGROUND

Background Basics ()

The government approved the NCT of Delhi (special provision) 2011 Act with an aim to:

  • Relocate juggi-jhopri clusters
  • Regularize unauthorize colonies
  • Policy for extended farm house

The act was valid upto 31 Dec 2020. 

Due to pandemic, the objective could not be achieved in the year 2020.

There was a need to extend the act to protect the resident colonies/houses from sealing, demolition etc.

The time period to regulate got extended by 3 years till 31 Dec 2023.

KEY STATS

Key Stats ()

# of houses targeted to be build in PM AWAS Yojana

1.12 crore

# of people living in unauthorized colonies in Delhi

1.35 crore

# of houses already sanctioned under the scheme

1.1 crore

TIMELINES

08 Feb 2021
09 Jan 2020

WHY (as per the govt.)

Salient Points ()

This would give ownership rights to the residents for the houses.

This would encourage property owners to invest in safe structures.

This would improve the overall living conditions in these colonies.

MEDIA SAYING

VIDEO

Videos ()

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