Local Bodies Minister Anil Joshi on Tuesday directed officials to clear cases pertaining to Change of Land Use (CLU) and building plans that are lying pending in Punjab. To ensure that his directive is being the implemented,he will visit different cities and hold public camps.
Joshi,accompanied by Vineet Joshi,assistant media advisor to the Punjab government,said: Initially,camps in this regard will be held in Amritsar and Ludhiana. The department will resolve such cases on October 26 and November 7 respectively.
Joshi said this move will prove to be a boon for thousands of applicants,whose cases are lying pending in districts. After Amritsar and Ludhiana,the department will hold such camps in Jalandhar,Patiala and Bathinda to clear the pendency of CLU and building plan cases… Instructions have been issued to the authorities to provide CLU and approval for building plans within a stipulated time limit, he said.
Officers concerned will be held responsible for any kind of delay in providing CLUs and building plans. Strict action will be initiated against them, the minister added.
Joshi further said that Punjab has been divided into eight clusters for door-to-door collection of garbage. Installation of solid waste management plants were on full swing in Ludhiana,Bathinda and Ferozepur while the tender for the Jalandhar cluster has been floated. Tenders for Amritsar will be floated within a few days, he said.