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“Take strict visible action against colonizers of illegal colonies,” directs Principal Secretary Housing & Urban Development
Chandigarh, October 25, 2021: Sarvjit Singh, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development has directed strict visible action against colonizers of illegal colonies.
The senior IAS officer has asked the concerned officials to take strict visible action against all indulging in illegal colonization.
“Where illegal colonies violate planned development, evade external charges, payable to government needed for providing common infrastructure such as major roads, water, electricity and sewage networks STPs, illegal colonizers do not follow guidelines for the verification of title and sale thereby putting to risk lifetime savings of innocent families,” IAS Sarvjit Singh stated in the order.
The officers have further asked the concerned officers to convey their weekly progress report on the action taken to Director, Town and Country Planning.
“Within a month, there should be no area left uncovered and no illegal colony left untouched,” the orders added.