Trade & Industry
Chandigarh, April 2 –
The newly elected leadership of realtor's apex body of Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Associations of India (CREDAI) has embarked on a multi-pronged agenda to work closely with various governments with focus on affordable housing, green buildings and water harvesting and skill development among construction workers.
"The task force report on affordable housing is already with the government and we will impress upon the departments concerned to facilitate its implementation for ensuring that millions of homeless fulfil their dreams of owning a house," newly elected chairman of CREDAI Lalit Kumar Jain said.
CREDAI also announced setting up its youth wing reflecting on the increasing number of young and qualified entrepreneurs joining the profession.
Amardeep Singh Hira was elected unanimously as chairman of the Youth Wing.
Jain stressed that CREDAI had been campaigning for long for streamlining the approval processes across the country.
"In fact, the Centre should issue guidelines to the states regarding online approvals and single-window system," he said and pointed out that the states such as Punjab which have implemented the single-window system were doing well. '
Jain pointed out that CREDAI suggested change i n the land acquisition and the real estate regulator authority bills to make them much more effective and beneficial for home buyers and not one particular section.
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