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Real Estate News Ban construction activities in Delhi NCR

Posted by kapoor Infra on December 17, 2021

Real Estate News : Construction Ban in Delhi

Real estate news: Supreme Court (SC) announced a ban on construction activities on November 21 due to an increased level of air pollution in Delhi NCR. On Wednesday SC again banned all construction activities in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) and demanded minimum wages to all construction workers from the state. asked to pay. Due to restrictions from the Building Construction Welfare Fund.

Supreme Court agrees on Non-polluting activities related to construction such as plumbing work, interior decoration, electrical work, and carpentry are allowed to continue, and States will use the money collected as labor cess for the welfare of construction workers to provide them subsistence for the period during which construction activities are restricted and wages notified under the Minimum Wages Act for the respective categories of workers

The Delhi government had banned construction activities till November 21, ahead of concerns expressed by the Supreme Court over severe air pollution in Delhi and NCR.

Environment Minister Gopal Rai said: “We held a meeting with officials of all departments to review the current pollution situation in Delhi. It was decided that all construction and demolition work in Delhi will be banned till further orders”

The minister said as part of a government drive against open burning, 8,480 sites have been inspected by the authorities so far and a fine of Rs 28.76 lakh has been imposed on 1,000 violating agencies, organizations, and individuals.

To enable authorities to take measures against anticipated hike in pollution during different seasons, the bench said, “For this purpose, it is necessary for the Commission (for Air Quality Management in NCR and Adjoining Areas) to engage expert agencies with domain knowledge in meteorological data and statistical modeling. The Commission must commission a scientific study of air quality based on available data of previous years bearing upon recorded levels of air pollution.

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