Category: Major Developments

Pending BPS Applications Likely to be Cleared in 3 Months

The municipal administration and urban development (MA&UD) department had issued orders to both Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) to clear all the pending Building Penalisation Scheme (BPS) applications filed by various property owners whose…

HMDA Hiked Development Charges by 50%

As per a new GO issued by the Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MA&UD) department, the development charges imposed on the builders for construction of buildings in the extended areas of Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) has been increased by…

Relaxation in the State Building Rules

The state had issued GO.No 245, dated 30 June 2012, offering relaxations and incentives to the builders. This new GO consists of relaxations of the several provisions mentioned in it’s earlier order, GO No.45. As per the previous GO. No.…

NOC Rule for Church Property Sale Registration

According to the orders issued by the chief commissionerate of land administration, a no objection certificate (NOC) from the district collector is mandatory for property sale registration of every church property. In the last week of June the commissionerate has…

11 Cement Companies Face Penalty for Cartelisation

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has identified 11 cement companies involved in cartelisation (an agreement among companies which collectively attempt to affect market prices by controlling production and marketing) and levied a penalty of over Rs 6,300 crore. According…

GHMC Permission Must for Cell Phone Towers: High Court

Andhra Pradesh High court recently declared that all the cell phone companies need to take permission from the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) before installing high-rise cell phone towers on the buildings. The State High Court received three separate petitions…