Haryana Government has decided that henceforth, the sites for vehicle filling stations including petrol pumps, CNG filling stations and electric vehicle charging stations in the State would be allotted only through auction to bring more transparency in the allotment process.

Chandigarh Feb 16 : In a significant move, the Haryana Government has decided that henceforth, the sites for vehicle filling stations including petrol pumps, CNG filling stations and electric vehicle charging stations in the State would be allotted only through auction to bring more transparency in the allotment process.

A decision to this effect was taken in the 113th meeting of Haryana Shehri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) held under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal here today.

The Chief Minister said that though currently petrol pump sites are allotted to the petroleum companies instead of individual yet the decision to allot sites for petrol pumps, CNG filling stations and electric vehicle charging stations only through the auction would make the entire allotment process more transparent. He also directed that allotment of plots in the auto market sector-12, Bahadurgarh should also be made through auction at lower price on collector rates of Rs 32,292 per square meters in the interest of trade.

Mr Manohar Lal directed  HSVP to make all its 50 services online to facilitate the people and ensure that they need not to make frequent round to the offices to get their work done. The State Government has decided to launch  over 325 citizen centric services and schemes of 31 Departments on the SARAL  Platform on the birth anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar on April 14 this year. He was apprised that 12 different services of HSVP had been made online and efforts are being made to integrate the remaining services with SARAL portal by April 14, 2018.

It was informed in the meeting that the State Government has amended the policy for regularization of nursing homes running from residential premises under which nursing home running from 14 Marla corner houses having the 18 meter or the widest internal road of the sector as their side road would also be regularized. It was also informed that in order to provide the benefit of increased Floor Area Ratio (FAR) permissible in the notified Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Zones to allottees of HSVP, the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) policy of Town and Country Planning Department has been adopted with appropriate modifications for implementation of transit oriented development in HSVP areas.

Later, while presiding over the meeting of    Sub-Committee of Haryana Shehri Vikas Pradhikaran, the Chief Minister approved five projects of Gurugram and Faridabad costing Rs 785.21 crore. The projects in Gurugram included Badshahpur drain through village Khandsa costing Rs 174.48 crore, dividing roads of sector 75 to 77 costing  Rs 40.46 crore, Railway over Bridge (ROB) on NPR/Railway Crossing costing Rs 88.74 crore and sewage treatment plant of 175 MLD capacity in sector-107 costing Rs 273.37 crore. The project in Faridabad included storm water drainage schemes for sector 75 to 89 at a cost of Rs 208.16 crore.

Among those present in the meeting included Chief Secretary Mr D.S Dhesi, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr Rajesh Khullar, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Mr P. Raghavendra Rao, Additional Chief Secretary, Power Mr P.K Das, Principal Secretary Industries and Commerce Mr Sudhir Rajpal, Principal Secretary Urban Local Bodies Mr Anand Mohan Sharan, Principal Secretary Town and Country Planning Department Mr  Arun Kumar Gupta, Director-cum-Special Secretary, Town and Country Planning Mr T.L Satyaprakash, Chief Administrator HSVP Mr J. Ganeshan and other senior officers of the State Government.

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 A number of big business houses from United Arab Emirates (UAE) have shown keen interest in investing in various sectors in Haryana.

Chandigarh, Feb 16 – A number of big business houses from United Arab Emirates (UAE) have shown keen interest in investing in various sectors in Haryana.

 

          Companies like DP World, Emaar India, Hind Terminals Private Limited and Gems Education have evinced keen interest to invest in different sectors in the State during a meeting with the Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal here today. These proposed investments were the outcome of Chief Minister’s invitation to these business houses to come and invest in the state during his visit to Dubai in December 2017.

 

Interacting with the Chief Minister, Chief Operating Officer, DP World, Mr Rajat Duneja showed keen interest in several projects including logistics and setting up Global City Projects in the state.

 

Head-Coordination and Corporate Affairs of Emaar India, Mr Vijay Singh said that the company has a considerable presence in real estate sector in Haryana and wish to set up another projects in the state especially in National Capital Region area.

 

          Hind Terminals Private Limited expressed willingness to expand their base as they have already working on logistics in the state.

 

          Global Education Management Systems (GEMS), an international education company having large network and the largest operator of kindergarten to grade 12 schools in the world, proposed to provide their expertise in affordable quality education in Gurugram, Faridabad, Karnal and other parts of the state. During the interaction, they also keen on the initiatives on training of teachers in the state.

 

          It may be recalled that a delegation led by Chief Minister visited UAE to project Haryana as preferred investment destination. During visit, several meetings were held with a number of investors, who evinced interest in pursuing investment in the state and expanding trade links.

 

          Additional Chief Secretary, School Education, Mrs Dheera Khandelwal, Principal Secretary Industries, Mr Sudhir Rajpal, Principal Secretary, Town and Country Planning, Mr Arun Kumar Gupta, Principal Secretary, Urban Local Bodies, Mr Anand Mohan Sharan, Director, Town and Country Planning Department, Mr T.L. Satyaparkash, Chairman Foreign Investment and NRI Cell, Dr Ashwin Johar, Director General, UAE-India Business Council Mr Abdul Salam, other senior officers and delegates representing projects and businesses in UAE were also present in the meeting.