Uttar Pradesh authorities on Monday directed Noida, Better Noida and the Yamuna Expressway authorities not to launch any plot scheme till the land in query is acquired as per the legislation.
The transfer comes after the Allahabad excessive court docket questioned the Noida authority on the way it might have launched a plot scheme and offered the plots when it has not even acquired the land wanted for the scheme.
The excessive court docket’s question got here on a petition filed by realty agency ATS Infrastructure Restricted, which instructed the court docket that the authority has not offered the overall group housing land as per the scheme. Later, the authority additionally issued a cancellation letter, citing the realty agency’s failure to develop the mission inside the given timeframe.
On Monday, Nidhi Srivastava, particular secretary to the Uttar Pradesh authorities, wrote to the three industrial our bodies — Noida, Better Noida and Yamuna Expressway — directing them that no property allotment scheme must be launched when components of the land is but to be acquired.
“In proposed allotment schemes, the authorities mustn’t situation commercials for allotment or sale if the components of the land that belongs to land homeowners, haven’t been acquired or purchased prior to the scheme. This order should be correctly applied,” wrote Srivastava.
In its letter, the particular secretary additionally talked about that the excessive court docket has taken a robust view of the matter.
There are a number of instances in Noida, Better Noida and Yamuna Expressway, the place the industrial our bodies have allotted plots to candidates even before it has acquired or purchased the land.
In accordance to the writ petition filed by ATS on April 19,2023, the Noida authority in 2015 floated a scheme for the allotment of a plot for a world cricket stadium-cum-sports metropolis in Sector 152.
As per the scheme, a consortium of firms was eligible to make a bid for the plot allotment with an space of 503,000 sqm. ATS Properties submitted its bid on behalf of a consortium of 10 firms and a complete of 393,276.75 sqm land was allotted to the consortium, whereas the remaining 109,723.25 sqm land was proposed to be acquired by the Noida authority.
ATS questioned how the Noida authority had proceeded to invite bids for the mission even before acquiring your complete land earmarked for it. The realty agency additionally requested Noida authority as to the way it can suggest motion in opposition to it for failure to develop the sports activities metropolis when it has itself not allotted your complete land wanted for the mission.
The developer partially constructed some flooring within the residential and industrial buildings of the mission with out creating any sports activities amenities.
The Noida authority had banned the sale and buy of flats and plots within the mission in January 2021, stating that the realty agency ought to first develop sports activities amenities for public use before the housing items. Nevertheless, the developer maintained that they don’t have satisfactory land for a similar.
The excessive court docket has requested the Noida authority to file a counter affidavit in response to the ATS’s claims.
ATS chairman and managing director Getambar Anand refused touch upon the event.
Equally, the Yamuna authority allotted industrial plots to shoppers in sectors 32 and 33 with out having acquired satisfactory land for the scheme launched in 2013. Even after 10 years, Yeida has failed to provide the possession to allottees for need of land.
“We’re working to resolve these problems with industrial plot homeowners. This scheme was launched in 2013 however now we do make it some extent not to provide you with a scheme except we have already got the requisite land,” mentioned Arun Vir Singh chief govt officer of the Yeida.
“We don’t allot plot with out having the land parcels with us. The issues pertain to previous allotment instances the place the land parcels have been allotted even when some parts remained to be acquired,” mentioned Ritu Maheshwari, chief govt officer of the Noida and Better Noida authorities.