Himachal CM launches RERA website
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh launched the web portal for HP Real Estate (Regulation and Development Rules), 2017 which the state cabinet had approved on August 5.
He said that the Act makes the registration of builders mandatory. The web portal which has been developed for registration of promoters and estate agents will also have link for making complaints against the developers, who fail to discharge their responsibility as per law, he added.
Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma said the state Town and Country Planning department will ensure that all the promoters are registered with the Director, TCP, who has been nominated as designated officer, for Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA).
All the promoters are required themselves to be registered with RERA within 30 days and the general public is advised not to buy any plot or apartment or flat from any developer who is not registered with RERA. The minister said RERA aimed at making the registration of real estate project compulsory besides imposing liability on the promoter to pay such compensation to the allottees as provided in the Act.