Union cabinet approves regularisation of unauthorised colonies in Delhi

The Cabinet has approved
regularisation of
unauthorised colonies in
Delhi and giving the rights of
ownership to the people
living in these colonies.

Briefing reporters after the
cabinet meeting, Housing and
Urban Affairs Minister
Hardeep Singh Puri said 40
lakh residents of
unauthorized colonies will be
given ownership, mortgage
and transfer rights. He said,
1,797 colonies will be
regularized and a bill in this
regard will be introduced in
the next session of Parliament.