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Online construction permits in Delhi, Mumbai from Oct 2


All construction permits in Delhi and Mumbai will be granted only through online mechanism from October 2 this year, according to report filed by news agency PTI. The present system of both online and manual procedure will continue till then, said Union Minister for Housing and Development M Venkaiah Naidu.

“From October 2, 2016, all construction permits in Delhi and Mumbai would be only through online mechanism. There will be no man-to-man contact,” Naidu said on the sidelines of an event.

The minister also said the Government will notify the Real Estate Development and Regulation Bill on May 1, said the report.

The Bill, seeking to regulate the real estate sector, bring transparency and help protect consumer interests, was passed last month in Parliament in the first leg of the Budget session.

After the notification of the Bill, Naidu said, various stakeholders, including builders, will fall in line and anybody violating the rules would be taken to task.