In a meeting which took place under the chairmanship of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, a state-level committee of the town and country planning department has approved development plans of seven towns and cities — Badsa, Jhajjar, Kalanaur, Rohtak, Nuh, Israna, and Madlauda.
The CM also said in the meeting, to develop a sector in Jhajjar district for ex-servicemen. Giving more details about the meeting Kavita Jain, Urban local bodies minister said that it will be first such sector developed by the Haryana Shehri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP), which will not impose any enhancement.
Kavita Jain further said, “The CM has directed to formulate a land pooling policy for the state. He also ordered preparation of a plan for the development of ‘mahagrams’ so as to provide facilities to the villagers who are on a par with cities and carry out the development of villages in a planned manner.”
In order to incorporate the latest policies of the department, three other development schemes were also revised for the cities of Jhajjar, Rohtak, and Kalanaur. These policies include Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojna, New Integrated Licensing Policy-2015, Affordable Group Housing and Haryana Building Codes-2017. Apart from this, due to changes in alignment of roads and population or density, these draft projects had been amended to bring in similarity with the regional plan of the National Capital Region.
Apart from CM Khattar, principal secretary to the chief minister Rajesh Khullar, additional chief secretary (revenue and disaster management) and principal secretaries of various departments were also present in the meeting.