Dehradun: Uttarakhand government will frame a Housing and Urban Development policy paving the way for creation of a separate authority to speed up clearance of maps and facilitate construction of buildings in private and group housing projects in the state.

A Housing and Urban Development policy will be framed and a separate authority with zonal units will be set up to remove the usual bottlenecks faced by people in clearance of housing maps both in private and group housing projects, simplifying the process of building construction in the state, Housing secretary M H Khan on Tuesday said after a meeting with Chief Secretary Alok Kumar Jain.

A detailed presentation was made by the Housing Department in this regard at the meeting with the Chief Secretary, he said, adding, an institutional framework incorporating suggestions made by Chief Secretary was being prepared for the proposed authority. He said this will bring bigger investments in the state through group housing projects.


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