UP IIDC seeks reply from Noida Authority on Supertech matter
Apr 14, 2014
Source : The Times of India

 

NOIDA: The UP infrastructure and industrial development commissioner, Alok Ranjan, on Sunday asked Noida Authority to submit a report on the Emerald Court matter. Ranjan said all facts are being verified and stringent action would be taken against the guilty. Officials will also be asked the exact reason for not implementing UP Apartment Act.

Ranjan said so far he has not received a certified copy of the Allahabad high court order. “We are committed to follow the court order and protect the interest of homebuyers, I don’t know the exact reason for not implementing the apartment act in Noida, but I will ask officials to answer the query and ensure its implementation soon,” Ranjan said.

Sources said that if provisions of UP Apartment Act had been implemented, then an incident like Emerald Court would not have been taken place. The act says that no developer can change the layout plan without consent of the buyers. However, Supertech in connivance with Noida Authority, changed the layout plan and put the lives of existing residents at risk.

“We will hold a meeting on Monday to decide the course of action,” said Manoj Rai, OSD, Noida Authority. The authority had in its board meeting on November 29, 2013 approved a proposal for guidelines to implement the act.

When asked, senior officials of UP government chose to remain silent as to why the act could not be implemented even after a proposal was approved last year.

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