JAMMU: Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development Asiea Naqash on Fridayinformed the House that there are 31 authorized and 21 unauthorized colonies in Jammu city and its outskirts under the jurisdiction of Jammu Development Authority (JDA).
She said that no colony has been regularised during the last ten years, and that the proposal for regularisation of 21 un-authorized colonies has been prepared by JDA, but the High Court stayed the process.
Replying to a question by Sat Paul Sharma, Asiea said the authorised colonies of J&K Housing Board include Gandhi Nagar Jammu, Shastri Nagar Jammu, Channi Himmat Jammu, Patoli (Lakar Mandi) Janipur Jammu and Channi Rama Jammu. Besides, there is only one un-authorized colony in J&K Housing Board – Channi Rama Jammu.
She said a committee under chairmanship of chief secretary has been constituted to frame the policy for regularisation of JKHB colony Channi Ramma.