Protection of consumer’s interests should be a priority: Finance Minister
DEHRADUN, 11th May (H.S.). State Finance, Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs Minister took a meeting of RERA on Wednesday. This meeting took place in Dehradun Vidhan Sabha. The Finance Minister reviewed the works of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) in the meeting hall of the Vidhan Sabha and gave necessary directions to the officers.
Finance Minister Premchand Agrawal, while discussing in detail the activities of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) at 11 am today, said that the priority of the government is to protect the interests of the consumers. Along with this, it is also necessary to increase the revenue income of the government.
He has directed the officials of RERA to make the process of registration easy. In this regard, the Finance Minister directed to issue toll free numbers. He said that after completing the process of registration within the stipulated 30 days, its digital display should be done.
There is a system of registration of agent related to RERA but no time period is fixed for this. In this regard, the Finance Minister directed that a fixed time period should also be fixed for the registration of the agent. Along with this, the problem of the public should be resolved at the earliest by coordinating between various development authorities and RERA.
In the meeting, the Finance Minister sought information about such cases, in which the map has not been passed from the Development Authority nor has the registration been done with RERA. Still the plots are being sold. Determining the role of RERA in illegal construction, Premchand Agarwal directed to submit the report.
He said that the consumer should not be exploited and planned development should be done to remove the problems of the people. The meeting was attended by the Chairman of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) Ravindra Panwar, Secretary Prakash Chandra Dumka, members Manoj Kumar, Naresh Mathpal and Finance Controller Bharat Chand etc.