Over 4,900 homes unfold throughout sixteen civilian bazaar areas of Secunderabad Cantonment are struggling to register themselves on the Dharani portal.
Reason: A long-drawn tussle with Cantonment Board officers who, they allege, are refusing to the problem ‘no-objection certificates (NoCs) for their establishments, as they are categorised as ‘B3’ lands. This means, these land parcels belong to the Ministry of Defence and has been given on lease.
Owners say the stand-off has pushed them into an economic disaster as they are unable to are searching for any economic aid, due to the fact of a lacking NOC. As per the professional listing — a replica of which is in TOI’s possession — the sixteen bazaar areas encompass R A Pensioner Line, Cavalry Pension Line, 108th Bazar, Commissary Bazar, Gunrock Bazar, Kadakpura Bazar, Tarbund Bazar, Bearers Line Bazar, Tilheri Bazar, Karkhana Bazar, Picket Bazar, Trimulgherry Bazar, Bolarum Bazar, Ammuguda Bazar, and Kowkoor Bazar.
Most of the occupants of these houses are both kith and family of retired navy personnel or their ancestors. At present, over 50 to 60 per cent of these homes are being used for home purposes, whilst some have been transformed into industrial ventures. The extent of land is between 250 rectangular yards and 4 acres.
While SCB officials, when requested by way of TOI, denied any expertise of the issue, proprietors and sources from sub-registrar’s workplace admitted to non-issuance of NOCs stalling the registration process. “The sub-registrar branch is ready for clear orders from SCB officers on these 4,900 homes to hyperlink them to the Dharani Portal,” a supply in sub-registrar workplace at Bowenpally advised TOI.
One of the proprietors of a property, M Srinivas Rao said: “I want to avail of an economic resource however can’t do so, due to the fact of this hurdle. The financial institution is equipped to loan my property in Tilheri Bazaar at Mudfort however I am nonetheless ready for NoC from the Cantonment Board. In fact, I have been doing the rounds of the SCB office, to get a NOC, for the previous three months,” he said.
Condemning the non-issuance of NOCs, widespread secretary of the All Cantonments Citizens Welfare Association (ACCIWA) and resident of Bolarum, Jeetender Surana, said that it has to be executed when area 354 in the Cantonments Act, 2006 really states that “Transfer of Property Act, 1882, with appreciate to switch of property by using the registered instrument, shall, on and from the graduation of this Act, lengthen to each and every cantonment”.
Meanwhile, the president of the cantonment board (PCB), Brigadier Abhijit Chandra when requested about this problem at a tournament said, “We don’t have any verbal exchange associated with the registration of properties. All this is simply a rumour.”