HomeLatestDelhi: MCD conducts demolition, sealing drives to curb unauthorized building

Delhi: MCD conducts demolition, sealing drives to curb unauthorized building

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) on Wednesday claimed to have carried out over 300 demolition drives and 77 sealing actions towards unauthorized constructions within the final 15 days.

In the final 15 days, MCD has carried out 301 demolition actions and 77 sealing actions on properties positioned in numerous areas and colonies throughout the capital, notably focusing on unauthorized colonies and agricultural lands, an official launch mentioned.

According to the discharge, on Wednesday, motion was taken in Mohan Garden, Rajpur Kurd at Vikas Nagar, JVTS Garden Chattarpur, Pushp Vihar, Madangir, Vasant Kunj, Jamia Nagar, Jaitpur, Jagatpuri, Trilokpuri, Dhichaon Enclave, Nirmal Vihar, Sultan Garden (Dhichaon Kalan), Maurya Enclave Sant Nagar, Burari, Laxmi Park, Nangloi, Sector 15, Rohini areas, involving the demolition of 21 properties. Some buildings have been demolished to the extent that they can’t be used or renovated for any objective.

JCBs and different tools have been deployed for the demolitions.

In 21 instances, the house owners and occupiers have been prosecuted for his or her legal legal responsibility. To be certain that these unauthorized constructions will not be utilized by residents, DISCOMS and Delhi Jal Board have been notified to disconnect electrical energy and water connections, respectively.

While enterprise such demolition actions, satisfactory security measures have been taken to make sure that no harm or hurt was prompted to any close by residents or passersby.

During such a demolition motion drive launched lately, the MCD generally needed to face stiff resistance from the native public/ residents as they thwarted the M.C.D demolition workforce, generally turning furious, to forestall them from taking motion. The lame excuses and pretexts have been created on the time of demolition and sealing by most of the people, however all such hurdles have been surpassed by taking profitable demolition and sealing actions, the discharge mentioned.

This Major Demolition Drive was geared toward these unscrupulous builders, who swindle the harmless individuals ostensibly by alluring them below the garb of getting them cheaper flats with further floor protection and liveable house. Such unscrupulous builders, making a travesty of legal guidelines enacted for building actions below the Master Plan and Building Bye-Laws, are more likely to get jitter, the discharge mentioned.

This drive goes to be continued in a extra stringent manner within the coming days. This main demolition motion drive lends a recent perspective towards the unauthorized building actions in several areas, it mentioned.

MCD has additionally been producing consciousness amongst the residents of various areas to strictly abide by the provisions of DMC Act-1957, Master Plan-2021 and Unified Building Bye-Laws when it comes to building actions. The consciousness programme consists of informing the general public concerning the seemingly repercussions of finishing up unauthorized constructions, the discharge added. (ANI)