GUWAHATI: The capital city of Guwahati has become the first city in the entire nation to do away with all the past complexities for allotting construction permission to anybody with land possession as minimal as even four lechas (576 sq ft.)
On Monday, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched Mukhya Mantrir Sohoj Griha Nirman Achoni. Under the scheme which is introduced by Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) and Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC), residents of Guwahati Metropolitan area can avail of instant construction permits for residential buildings up to the second floor and up to a plot area of two and a half Katha online.
He also unveiled a portal for granting no objection certificate for selling a plot of land in the jurisdiction of GMDA.
Sonowal said, “Guwahati has become the first city in the entire nation to have been in a position to fulfill the long felt dream of the people of the city. Doing away with all the past complexities that the city dwellers had been facing, the new scheme envisaged allotting construction permission to anybody with land possession as minimal as even four lechas (576 sq ft.).”
He added that the present State government has been taking steps to make Guwahati one of the most beautiful cities in the entire South East Asian nations and emphasised on segregating garbages at the source if Guwahati is to become a clean city and green city.
The Mukhya Mantrir Sohoj Griha Nirman Achoni is an offshoot of a series of steps that the government has been taking under the leadership of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal including modification of Guwahati Building Construction (Regulation) Bylaws.
Under the scheme, an applicant can log on to www.mmsgna.in and submit necessary details including drawing and fees to get instantaneous building permission. Similarly, on www.gmdalsp.in one can get a no-objection certificate for selling of land. In both the schemes the applicants will get the status of their claims through SMS and e-mail.