Members of the Noida International Golf Course demanded that the Noida authority both refund their membership charges or permit them to use the outdated Golf Course in Sector 38A on weekends in addition to greater than 5 days in a month, officers conscious of the matter stated on Monday. The members stated that the Noida authority missed a number of deadlines to full the brand new Golf Course project in Sector 151 due to land disputes with farmers.
“We’ve got determined to meet chief government officer Lokesh M and all our representatives, together with Noida MLA Pankaj Singh and MP Dr Mahesh Sharma, to demand justice as a result of the Noida authority has failed to ship the brand new Golf Course project in Sector 151 on time as promised. And now they promise to ship it by the tip of December 2023, however on the bottom, it seems the authority will take two years to full the project as a result of the land dispute has not been resolved,” stated Anoop Kumar, a member of the Noida International Golf Course project.
The authority has accomplished 43% of the project, with officers estimating that the remaining work will probably be accomplished by the tip of 2024 if the present tempo is maintained. To this point, the authority has granted membership to 925 candidates who paid the charge in instalments and 209 members who’ve paid it in full.
“Due to the delay, the authority permitted us to use the outdated golf course in Sector 38A. Nevertheless, they solely permit us to use this facility for 5 days per 30 days and solely on working days, which is meaningless. Some members need a refund as a result of they paid ₹10 lakh and have acquired nothing in return, and the authority is uncertain when the project will probably be accomplished. We demand that the authority both expedite the work or refund the cash with curiosity,” stated one other member, KP Singh.
The authority is developing an 18-hole golf course in Sector 151A alongside the Noida-Higher Noida Expressway. The authority has already completed administrative and cafeteria buildings and is now accelerating the landscaping course of, which necessitates the closure of the outdated highway that runs via the project.
In June 2021, the authority employed a personal company to develop the golf course, and this would be the second golf course developed by the federal government company, following the institution of the primary 18-hole golf course in Sector 38A in the Nineteen Nineties.
In accordance to officers, the authority authorised a tentative price range of ₹90 crore for growing the golf course at Sector 151A throughout its 198th board assembly in February 2020. The project features a 90-acre golf course, a 20-acre journey sports activities facility, and a 10-acre heliport.
In accordance to officers, most of the people will probably be required to pay a membership charge of ₹10 lakh (excluding taxes), whereas staff of the Uttar Pradesh authorities will probably be required to pay a charge of ₹4 lakh. In accordance to the authority, authorities staff outdoors Uttar Pradesh should pay a membership charge of ₹6 lakh. For a company membership and Non-Resident Indians, the authority will cost round ₹15 lakh.
“The authority can refund the membership charge if any member requests it. We’ve got provided them reciprocal service by permitting them to use the outdated golf course, and we’ll ship the project on time,” stated Shobha Kushwaha, supervisor of the Noida authority.