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Steps taken to check corruption in CLU cases: Haryana CM

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

claimed on Thursday that the present BJP government in the state had taken effective steps for keeping a check on corruption in Change of Land Use (CLU) cases which was prevailing in the previous government.

His remarks came in the light of controversy around the Robert Vadra-DLF land deal and several other cases.

"The has prepared a new policy on November 10, 2017 under which applications would be invited, and license and would be given through open auction and that too in limited numbers," told the media here.

He alleged that "there was rampant corruption in issuance of CLU during the previous government".

"The had taken away all the powers to issue CLU and license of colonies which were vested with Director, But we have not only scrapped such orders but also given back the powers to the Town and Country Planning," pointed out.

The said that the Licensing and CLU Policy of the department has also been amended.

"Earlier, licenses of group housing, commercial and IT Park were given on the basis of first-come, first-served basis. The present has prepared a new policy under which applications are invited from the applicants and license and CLU are given through auction," he added.

He said that the has also decentralized the powers for issuing industrial CLUs, permission and licenses to colonies.

"The powers of providing industrial CLUs of up to one acre have been given to district level committee headed by concerned whereas, has the power to give approval to big units," he said.



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First Published: Thu, September 13 2018. 21:18 IST