Urban Development and Housing Department (UDH) has announced amendments in various provisions of state government’s ambitious housing scheme “Chief Minister Jan Awas Yojana-2015”.
After taking feedback from development authorities of Ajmer, Jaipur and Jodhpur, urban improvement trust (UITs) and urban local bodies (ULBs), the UDH department has decided to put some amendments in the scheme provisions.
A notification has been published regarding to the amendments in the scheme.
In residential schemes proposed by private developers on their own land 10 percent of the saleable area on plotted colonies and 7.5% floor area ratio in apartments is to be reserved for EWS and LIG category.
If scheme of area is less than 2 hectares (plotted scheme) and less than 5,000 sqm (flatted development), the developer has option of paying charges.
For plotted development, developers can deposit 10% cost of land of saleable area. This cost will be levied as per the reserve price or district lease committee (DLC) rates.
Similarly, the department will charge Rs 100 sq. ft. for 7.5% floor area ratio (FAR) for flatted development.
As per new provision, the penalty amount on developers for delaying in construction of EWS and LIG houses has been reduced by the state government. Now the penalty will be charged on per unit wise while earlier its was charged on per square feet basis.
For three months delay in construction of EWS/LIG houses under CM Jan AWas Yojana-2015 Rajasthan, a penalty of Rs 5,000 per unit would be charged from development. And if the delay cross the period of six months then the penalty of Rs 10,000 will be imposed on the developer. The third new provision of the scheme is very strict, under which if construction in it is not completed in the extended period of 12 months then action will be taken against the developer as per the rules.
Besides, an expert agencies will be created by the nodal agency to hover the quality of the project. The developer may get third party inspection certificate for any of the empanelled agency.
After developer submits the inspection report, payment will be made by the department within 30 days. Developer may also obtain material testing certificate from any of the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration laboratories (NABL) accredited laboratories. Third party inspection is to be ensured by developer.