Since these colonies were previously unauthorised, some may have purchased houses or lands at below the circle rate fixed by the government for registration of properties.
As parties scramble for credit for the move to give ownership rights to residents of unauthorised colonies and woo the settlers ahead of the Assembly elections, TNIE looks at its effects.
CM Arvind Kejriwal claimed the website shows that the Centre’s scheme will not regularise unauthorised colonies.
The decision, however, will not apply 69 affluent unauthorised colonies, which are already out of the ambit of the scheme announced by the Centre to provide relief to 40 lakh residents.
For years, residents of Giri Nagar’s labour colony are awaiting ownership rights to their flats
The party has been organising rallies in different parts of the city to tell residents of those settlements that it was the BJP-led Central government that had granted relief to them.
Maps of 800 unauthorised colonies have been uploaded on the portal of Delhi Development Authority, the minister said in a press conference.
The applicants can submit requisite documents online. A beta version of the portal is already operational from November 30.
The issue is all set to become a big talking point ahead of the Assembly elections.
The government plans to table two Bills - Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University Bill, 2019 and Delhi Sports University Bill - for discussion during the short session.