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UP RERA extends Validity period for project registration by 3 months


14 April, 2020: The UP RERA has decided to extend by three months the date of completion of the projects with the date of completion between 15 March 2020 and 31st December 2020. The revised registration certificate of such projects will be issued separately and send to the concern promoters.

The Authority further decided to defer the hearings of all the complaints listed till May 03, 2020 to suitably dates to be communicated to the parties later on. The Authority also decided to conduct the hearings of the complaints through video conferencing after 3rd May 2020 or when the lockdown conditions are relaxed. Under this arrangement the Authority will be scheduling 10-15 complaints before each of the benches at Lucknow and Gautam Buddh Nagar after intimating the parties about the revised schedule.

The Authority has also decided to create an online form to facilitate the submission of grievances or references by stakeholders like homebuyers, real estate agents and promoters and to manage all public grievances whether coming through online facility or through mail or through personal audience through an integrated electronic grievance management system in a time bound manner.

Presently the applications of the registrations of the project and extension of the registration are decided at different levels in the Authority. A press release issued by the UP RERA states that in view of the prevalent lockdown in face of COVID-19 pandemic, the Authority has resolved to delegate the Authority to decide the matters of registration and extension including the registration of the projects outside the planning area, to the Secretary.  The Secretary may take the consent of the Chairman through email depending on the circumstances and appraise the Authority once the normal working resumes.

Ever since the nationwide lockdown, like most of the offices of the Government, the Authority and its officers have been working from their homes. However, with a view to keep the work going in the desirable manner, the Authority has decided to meet everyday through video-conferencing to take stock of the pending matters that’s require the attention of the Authority and to suitably guide its officers.


On the mandatory Quarterly Project Report (QPR) to be filed by the promoters, the release states that the Authority has decided to allow the Promoters to update the QPR of the first quarter of the year 2020 by 31st May 2020. The date of any other statutory compliances pending at the level of the Promoter has also been extended till 31st May 2020.

Post lockdown the UP RERA had its first meeting through video conferencing on Monday, April 04 and second meeting on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. The meeting was chaired by the Authority Chairman Rajive Kumar and attended by all the members, senior officers and the consultants. The Authority will continue to meet every day through video conferencing.