#RealtyNewsRoundup: Govt To Standardise Air Quality Monitoring Measures
The Centre will soon initiate the process for standardisation of equipment, data and all other parameters required to measure purity of air, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan has said. The minister said that experts were of the opinion that the standards in use for measuring PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels of pollution etc., were far more than the actual standards. "If it is so, there is an urgent need to set these standards because otherwise you keep frightening your people," he said.
The draw for the Delhi Development Authority's (DDA's) new housing scheme, for which the urban body received over 46,000 applications, was held today. The 2017 housing scheme, which offers the 12,000 flats, ranging from close to Rs 7 lakh to over Rs 1.26 crore, was launched on June 30.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said that nodal officers will be appointed in all districts to identify land requirements of various departments for development projects so that the same could be met out of the land offered by farmers for sale on the e-bhoomi portal.
The Kerala government has decided to amend the state Panchayat Raj Act and Municipalities Act with an aim to regularise unauthorised buildings, constructed on or before July 31, 2017. Unauthorised constructions would be regularised without compromising on the safety and strength of the structure, and the owners will have to pay a compound fee to avail of the benefits of this move.
Source: Media reports