Vinod Rajput

Vinod Rajput writes on environment, infrastructure, real estate and government policies in Noida and Greater Noida. He has reported on environment and infrastructure in Delhi, Gurgaon and Panchkula in the past.

Articles by Vinod Rajput

Apprise Jaypee homebuyers of project completion details, Yeida tells Suraksha

The move comes after a group of homebuyers on Wednesday met Singh and demanded the delivery schedule of their delayed units

On March 7, 2023, the Suraksha Group’s resolution plan to acquire Jaypee Infratech Limited was approved by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) (Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 05:42 AM IST

IATA assigns Jewar airport location identifier — DXN

Once completed, phase one the airport will cater to 12 million passengers annually which will further increase to 70 million passengers by phase four

The code, DXN, symbolises the airport’s proximity to Noida, Delhi and western Uttar Pradesh. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 28, 2023 06:04 AM IST

Upcoming Noida airport ‘location identifier’ is DXN, a three-letter unique code

The Noida International Greenfield Airport is expected to become functional before its scheduled deadline of September 29, 2024

 (HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 04:55 PM IST

Master Plan 2041 for Greater Noida is to be ready shortly

As per the master plan notification process, the authority will now address the objections and suggestions raised by the general public against the draft master plan, and then in a month finalise the Master Plan 2041

By the year 2041, the city will be developed to accommodate a population of at least 4.74 million as per by the draft Master Plan 2041 projections, which was approved by the Greater Noida authority board on August 12. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 05:56 AM IST

Jewar farmers thank Yogi for airport land acquisition relief

The CM was attending the Moto GP Bharat event at Budha International Circuit. He also met chief executive officers of top global companies and garment businessman

A delegation of 21 farmers met chief minister Yogi Adityanath at Gautam Buddha University guest house on Sunday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 24, 2023 11:49 PM IST

Farmers thank CM for land compensation, clearing airport development hurdle

The farmers were elated and eager to convey their appreciation to the CM personally, as Yogi Adityanath allowed them to claim compensation and rehabilitation benefits for government land they had been using for the past 45 years.

Yogi Adityanath (HT File)
Published on Sep 24, 2023 09:30 PM IST

Yeida agrees to leaseback residential plots to 3,000 farmers in first phase

The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (Yeida) has approved the leaseback of abadi land to around 3,000 farmers near the Noida international greenfield airport project in Jewar. The authority aims to complete the leaseback process in the next four to five months.

Yeida has approved the leaseback of abadi land (land meant for residential purposes) to around 3,000 farmers near the Noida international greenfield airport project in Jewar, along the Yamuna Expressway. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 11:19 PM IST
By, Greater Noida

275 world-class companies to converge for Investors’ Meet in U.P. on Sept 23

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath will be in attendance at the meeting with these chief executive officers to discuss investment proposals and projects related to their units.

Yogi Adityanath (HT File)
Published on Sep 22, 2023 12:44 AM IST

Jaypee homebuyers demand flat delivery

22,000 homebuyers have yet to receive their flats because Jaypee Infratech Limited went through a corporate insolvency resolution process

Homebuyers protest in Wish Town on Tuesday. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 25, 2023 03:18 PM IST

Noida’s Udyog Marg to be developed into a model road

According to officials, the decision to revamp Udyog Marg into a model road was prompted by an inspection conducted by the CEO of the Noida Authority, Lokesh M

Udyog Marg is home to many automobile outlets and offices of multinational companies, but the illegal parking on both pavements and roadsides has turned this wide road into a narrow bottleneck. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 11:30 PM IST

Noida authority seeks citizens’ feedback for master plan 2041

The authority also plans to acquire agricultural land from 60 villages in the neighboring Bulandshahr district and 20 villages in Gautam Budh Nagar

On August 13, 2023, the authority finalized the land usage for the draft master plan-2041 meant for DGNIR, also known as the ‘New Noida’ region, proposed to be developed in the Dadri-Sikandrabad area towards Bulandshahr. (Representative Image)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 11:29 PM IST

Yamuna CEO inspects roads around formula One circuit

During the inspection, Singh focused on several critical areas, including the service road, the Yamuna Expressway underpass near the Formula One Circuit, and entry points to the Budha International Circuit

The event, featuring riders from 22 countries, is scheduled from September 22 to 24, and Singh and his team are leaving no stone unturned to ensure its success. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 11:29 PM IST

Yeida plans to develop Aerotropolis around Jewar airport

The Yeida in its 78th board meeting approved a proposal that earmarks 6,554 hectares of land for this ambitious project and now the authority will seek nod from the UP government

The Yeida have directed the planners and the experts to plan the layout so that it can become home to various themes, including an innovation and tech hub, commercial centres, a logistics hub, hospitality options, and recreational and entertainment areas. (Sunil Ghosh/ HT Photo)
Published on Sep 16, 2023 05:16 PM IST

Apartment flooded in Jaypee Kalypso Court as fire system pipe malfunctions

Following the incident, senior fire department officers and a team of the realty firm conducted an inspection of the flat to figure out how the incident happened

JAL appointed engineer Mukesh Malkot, who inspected the apartment, said this was a “one off incident”. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 16, 2023 05:32 PM IST

After lift tragedy, Noida issued instructions to realtors, resident bodies

In case any untoward incident happens because of a lack of lift maintenance, the builder or AoA concerned shall be held responsible for criminal negligence

The directions came hours after a lift collapsed at the construction site in Amrapali Dream Valley project in Greater Noida West,killing at least four persons and injuring five more. (Representative Image)
Published on Sep 16, 2023 04:59 PM IST

Yeida nod for Suraksha Group’s plan to take over stuck realty project of Jaypee Infratech

On its part, the Yamuna authority had just one condition to make -- that Suraksha Group pay the enhanced 64.7% land compensation to farmers before it takes over assets of Jaypee Infratech Limited, said officials

The Yamuna authority also accepted all five conditions that Suraksha Group put forward for the takeover. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 11:40 PM IST

GB Nagar administration to acquire 306 hectares of land near Noida airport

The administration expects to start acquiring the land from the farmers after four months, once all the remaining formalities are completed, officials said

The Yeida had in 2022 beginning asked the administration and the UP government to acquire the land in this area given the demands for the land for the industries near the airport project that will become operational by the end of 2024. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 11:07 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh allocates 8 crore for MotoGP event

The ₹8 crore will be used to mainly modify the track and repair offices and buildings at the venue, said officials

 Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida
Published on Sep 12, 2023 12:11 AM IST
By, Greater Noida

Rashtriya Lokdal’s nine MLA to support Greater Noida farmers

In the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections 2024, the Lokdal’s national executive has decided to organise a meeting at Greater Noida’s Gurjar Bhavan located near Pari Chowk around 3pm

Farmers from around 40 villages have been staging the protest against the Uttar Pradesh government and the Greater Noida authority demanding better compensation and rehabilitation facilities in lieu of their land that was acquired. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 10, 2023 11:02 PM IST

Yeida to change group housing land payment plan

Officials said that move comes after Yeida’s realized that realtors have been hesitant to purchase land for realty projects under the current scheme

Under the proposed revision, developers may be allowed to pay housing land costs over a five-year period, in contrast to the previous scheme, which required payment within 90 days after land allotment. (Representative Image)
Published on Sep 10, 2023 09:07 PM IST

Yeida plans to waive penal interest on financial dues for realtors

The introduction of this one-time settlement (OTS) policy would exempt realtors from penal interest and waive interest accrued during the legal battles between farmers and the authority, which disrupted construction work

Meanwhile, realtors said that they have eagerly awaited this move, as the sector faced its worst crisis since the COVID-19 pandemic. (Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 06, 2023 11:43 PM IST

G Noida’s 1-time settlement scheme for flat allottees who defaulted on payments

The scheme is meant only for those apartment owners, who have bought the flats from the authority in its flat schemes

The scheme started on September 1, and will continue till December 31, 2023, said officials. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 05, 2023 11:08 PM IST

UP-Rera to focus on recovery of buyers’ money from realtors

UP-Rera officials said they will start attaching the assets of realtors who are delaying the refund to homebuyers

According to rules, homebuyers seeking refund in realty projects that failed to live up to promises made during flat sale, file their complaints with UP-Rera. Several buyers also seek refund as they do not trust the realtor to deliver the project. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 25, 2023 03:17 PM IST

Yeida asks toy park entrepreneurs to develop units at the earliest

On Saturday, Yeida chairman Anil Kumar Sagar laid the foundation stone for the construction work of toy units for the project

A total of 31 unit owners have already executed the registry of their respective plots out of 142 and started the construction work at the site. (Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 03, 2023 11:13 PM IST

UP-Rera to ask banks to provide funds to delayed real estate projects

Homebuyers welcomed the move by UP-Rera and urged the authority to resolve the hurdles coming their way in completing the delayed projects

One such project where the buyers’ association is struggling to arrange funds is the Sampada Livia of PSA Impex Group in Greater Noida. (Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 25, 2023 03:20 PM IST

UP-Rera announces three measures to safeguard homebuyer interests

The authority has decided to form a special cell, bring in stringent regulation to curb fund diversion by realtors and carry out digitisation of housing land in the state’s 13 big cities, including Noida and Greater Noida

The new chairman of UP-Rera Sanjay Bhoosareddy (middle) during a meeting. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 01, 2023 11:36 PM IST

Noida authority officials inspect new Golf Course project site

The Golf Course project, located in sector 151 along Noida Expressway, remains incomplete due to some farmers withholding their land for the project, leading to disruptions at the site

Currently, the project stands at 43% completion. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 22, 2023 11:18 PM IST

BJP to file complaint against Noida IAS officer for ‘plan to contest 2024 polls’

Denying the claims, BN Singh said, “I work according to the rules during working hours and meet people at social events on holidays.”

BJP Noida president Manoj Gupta addresses the media at Noida media club in Sector 29 on Monday. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 22, 2023 05:58 PM IST
By, Noida

Noida International Golf Course members demand refund due to delay in project

The members said that the Noida authority missed multiple deadlines to complete the new Golf Course project in Sector 151 due to land disputes with farmers

Members of the Noida International Golf Course have demanded that the Noida authority either refund their membership fees or allow them to use the old Golf Course in Sector 38A. (HT Archive)
Updated on Aug 22, 2023 05:58 PM IST
By, Noida

Noida to develop Sec 42 plot after 3-decade wait

During its 210th board meeting on August 13, the authority gave its nod to a fresh layout plan for Sector 42, covering a sprawling area of 460,000 square metres

Yet to be announced, the allotment rates for this newly approved Sector 42 layout are awaited, officials said. (Representative Image)
Updated on Aug 20, 2023 11:59 PM IST
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