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ARTICLE 01.. CGKQSC, HYDERABAD

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC)

GHMC was formed in 2007 by merging Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad (MCH) and 12 other municipalities. Prior to this, MCH ? a local body was functioning for both Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

Responsibilities of GHMC:

GHMC administers and provides basic infrastructure to the city in coordination with various other government organizations and delivers the basic urban services. It has the following responsibilities:

  • Urban development and city planning of new areas
  • Disposal of garbage and cleanliness of streets
  • Building and maintenance of roads, streets and flyovers
  • Public Municipal Schools
  • Street lighting
  • Maintenance of parks and open spaces
  • Registration of births and deaths
  • Health and Sanitation

Conclusion

GHMC is the authorized issuing authorities for any building or layout activity in and around Hyderabad. GHMC is mainly for Municipal related activities.

Written By,
Cheruvu Ganesh Kumar, MIS, MRICS (UK)

ARTICLE 02.. CGKQSC, HYDERABAD

Real Estate Regulatory Act (RERA) and its Rules in Telangana

To summarise, the need for regulating the real estate sector are:

  • To standardize all real estate transactions.
  • To bring in more transparency.
  • To set up a grievance redressal forum.
  • To protect the interests of consumers, builders, intermediaries, and so on.

How RERA Benefits Home Buyers?

  • Any updated information on the project will be available on the builder's website for the home buyers.
  • Amount paid by the buyer will be protected by RERA act as a certain portion of the amount is credited in a separate bank which the builders are liable to use for construction of the project.
  • Only approved RERA Act Telangana projects get Telangana registration search numbers and are allowed to market their project
  • Investors get a full right to view the project plans, government approvals, sub-contractors, bank approvals, etc.
  • In the case of delay in the project, developers are liable to pay an interest rate of 2% above SBI's Marginal cost of lending rate to the buyer.

Written By,
Cheruvu Ganesh Kumar, MIS, MRICS (UK)