Ludhiana

Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority

Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority

GLADA Office

GLADA Office, Ferozepur Road, Ludhiana

Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA) is a special designated urban development authority. The Authority has been created with a purpose to structure, design and organize the commercial / financial hub of Punjab i.e. Ludhiana; thus transforming it from a city of despair to city of hope.

The broad scope of work of this authority falls outside the Municipal Corporation limits. Within the MC limits the Authority has a mandate to design, develop, re-structure and beautify those urban estates which have not been handed over to LMC. The authority is also responsible for the overall development and maintenance of commercial pockets within the urban estates already handed over to LMC.

Apart from this; creative designing of reserved sites is also entrusted to the Authority No organization can achieve its intended objective without people’s participation. It is needless to say; as it is well-believed and felt: "that we are meant for you and duty bound to cater to your demands and requests."

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Objects and Functions of the Authority (Section 28)

The main objects and functions of the Authority is to promote and secure better planning & development of any area of the State and for that purpose the Authority shall have the powers to acquire by way of purchase, transfer, exchange or gift or to hold, manage, plan, develop and mortgage or otherwise dispose of land or other property or to carry out itself or in collaboration with any other agency or through any other agency on its behalf, building, engineering, mining and other operations to execute works in connection with supply of water, disposal of sewerage, control of pollution and other services and amenities and generally to do anything with the prior approval or on direction of the State Government, for carrying out the purpose of this act.

In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the forgoing provisions the Authority itself or in collaboration with any other agency or through any other agency on its behalf.

  1. If so required by the State Government or the Board, take up the works in connection with the preparation and implementation of Regional plans, master plan and new township plan and town improvement schemes.
  2. Undertake the work relating to the amenities and services to be provided in the Urban Areas, Urban Estates, promotion of urban development as well as construction of houses.
  3. Promote research, development of new techniques of planning, land development and house construction and manufacture of building material.
  4. Promote companies, associations and other bodies for carrying out the purposes of the act; and
  5. Perform any other functions which are supplemental, incidental or consequential to any of the functions referred to in this sub section or which may be prescribed.
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Control by State Government (Section 40)

  1. The Authority shall carry out such directions as may be issued to it, from time to time, by the State Government for the efficient administration of this Act.
  2. The State Government may depute any officer to inspect or examine the office of the Authority, or its development works and to report thereon and the officer so deputed may, for the purposes of such inspection or examination call for:-
    (a) any extract from any proceedings of the Authority or any committee constituted under this Act, record, correspondence, plan or other documents;
    (b) any return, estimates, statement of accounts or statistics;
    (c) any report, and the Authority shall furnish the same.
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Acquisition and Disposal of Land by the Authority. (Section 42)

Acquisition of Land

  1. When any land other than the land owned by the Central Government is required for the purposes of the Authority under this Act, the State Government may, at the request of the Authority, proceed to acquire it under the provisions of Land Acquisition Act, 1894 and no payment by the Authority of the compensation awarded under that Act and of any other charges incurred in acquiring the land, the land shall vest in the Authority.
  2. For the purposes of the Land acquisition Act, 1894 and any other law for the time being in force, the Authority shall be deemed to be a local authority.

Disposal of Land (Section 43)

  1. Subject to any directions by the State Government under this Act, the Authority may dispose of-
  2. The transfer of land to any person under sub-section (1) shall be subject to such further conditions as my be prescribed with regard to completion of buildings or parts thereof or with regard to extension of period for such completion and payment of fees for such extension.

    (a) any land acquired by it or transferred to it by the State Government without undertaking or carrying out any development thereon; or
    (b) any such land after undertaking or carrying out such development as it thinks fit to such persons, in such manner and subject to such terms & conditions as it considers expedient for securing proper development.
  3. Nothing in this Act shall be construed as enabling the Authority to dispose of land by way of gift, but subject to this condition, reference in this Act to the disposal of land shall be construed as reference to the disposal thereof in any manner whether by way of sale, exchange, lease or by the creation of any easement, right or privilege or otherwise.
  4. Subject to the provisions hereinbefore contained, the Authority may sell, lease or otherwise transfer whether by auction, allotment or otherwise any land or building belonging to it on such terms & conditions as it may from time to time determine.
  5. The consideration money for any transfer under sub-section (4) shall be paid to the Authority in such manner as may be determined by the Authority.
  6. Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, any land or building or both, as the case may be, shall continue to belong to the Authority until the entire consideration money together with interest and any other amount, if any, due to the Authority, on account of the transfer of such land or building or both, is paid.
  7. Unless and until conditions provided in the regulations made by the Authority are fulfilled, the transferee shall not transfer any of his rights in the land or building except with the previous permission of the authority which may be granted on such terms and conditions and on payment of such fee as may be determined by the Authority.
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Powers of the Authority to make Regulations (Section 182)

  1. The Authority may make regulations, consistent with this Act and the rules made there under, to carry out the purposes of this Act.
  2. In particular and without prejudice to the generality of this power, such regulations may provide for:-

  3. (a) the summoning or holding of the meetings of the Authority, the time and place where such meetings are to be held and the conduct of business at such meetings under sub-section (1) of section 21;
    (b) the functions to be assigned to the Chief Administrator by the Authority under section 22;
    (c) the appointment of committees under section 23;
    (d) the salaries, allowances and conditions of service of officers and other employees of the Authority under sub-section (2) of section 26;
    (e) the powers & duties of the officers and other employees of the Authority under sub-section (3) of section 26;
    (f) any other matter which has to be, or may be, determined by regulations.

Besides this the Authority is also undertaking construction of different type of houses to the needs of the various sections of the society. Special attention is given for the construction of EWS & LIG houses for the poor people of the State. These houses are allotted on easy installments. Residential plots of various sizes are allotted to the needy persons for the construction of houses. Apart from land is allotted to the Co-operative Societies for the construction of multi-stories flats/houses in all the urban estates. Land is also allotted for various other purposes such a construction of schools, Hospitals, Government offices, Petrol Stations, Cattle Pond etc. The Authority also provides infrastructures to the Urban Estates being developed by it.

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SCHEDULE OF BOUNDARY OF GREATER LUDHIANA AREA DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

NORTH:- Starting clockwise from point ‘A’ which is the common meeting point of boundaries of Tehsil Phillaur, Tehsil Nakodar and Tehsil Jalandhar-I towards East along the common boundary of Tehsil Phillaur and Tehsil Jalandhar I up to the District boundary of District Kapurthala and District Jalandhar. Thence along the common boundary of District Jalandhar and District Kapurthala, District Jalandhar and district

Nawan Shahar upto the common meeting point of boundaries of District Jalandhar, Districk Ludhiana and District Nawan Shahar. Thence along the common boundary of District Ludhiana and District Nawan Shahar upto point ‘B’ which is the common meeting point of boundaries of District Ludhiana District Nawan Shahar and District Ropar.

EAST:- Thence starting from point ‘B’ towards South along the common boundary of District Ludhiana and District Ropar, District Ludhiana and District Fathgarh Sahib upto point ‘C’ which is the common meeting point of boundaries of District Ludhiana, District Fatehgarh Sahib and District Patiala.

SOUTH:- Thence starting from point ‘C’ towards West along the common boundary of District Ludhiana and District Patiala common boundary of District Ludhiana and District Sangrur up to point ‘D’ which is the common meeting point of District boundaries of District Ludhiana, District Sangrur and District Moga.

WEST:- Thence starting from point ‘D’ towards North along the common boundary of District Ludhiana and District Moga up to the common meeting point of District boundaries of District Ludhiana, District Moga and District Jalandhar. Thence along the common boundary of District Ludhiana and District Jalandhar up to the common meeting point of boundaries of District Ludhiana, District Jalandhar and Tehsil Phillaur. Thence along the common boundary of Tehsil Phillaur and Tehsil Nakodar up to the point ‘A’ which the starting point.

NOTE:- These boundaries have been shown on drawing No. DTP(I) dated 18.12.2006.

Dated:-15.12.2006
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Committees and Function

Appointment of Committees:- For the purpose of securing efficient discharge of iits functions, particularly for the purpose of ensuring of the efficient maintenance of Public amenities and execution of development works and project, there shall be following committees of the Authority, namely:-

  1. Executive Committee:- The Executive Committee shall consist of:-
    (i) Chief Secretary to Govt. of Punjab Chairman
    (ii) Principal Secretary to CM, Punjab Member
    (iii) Principal Secretary, Finance, Punjab Member
    (iv) Principal Secretary, Local Govt. Punjab. Member
    (v) Secretary Housing & Urban Development Pb. Member
    (vi) Chief Town Planner, Punjab. Member
    (vii) Chief Administrator, GLADA. Member Secretary

    The Committee shall discharge the following functions namely:-

    (i) The constitution of Executive Committee shall be to secure efficient discharge of the functions of GLADA. The Executive Committee will exercise all the powers of GLADA, including the functions as specified below, and decisions taken in the Executive Committee shall be placed in the next meeting of the Authority for ratification.
    (ii) To approve the selection of Urban Estates, development of areas and new townships.
    (iii) To approve housing projects and other projects for development of land in Urban Estates, development of areas and new townships and other Urban Development Programme.
    (iv) Selection of Public/Private Sector Collaborators.

  2. Planning & Design Committee:- The Planning & Design Committee shall consist of:-
    (i) Secretary of Govt. of Punjab Chairman Deptt. of Housing & Urban Development
    (ii) Secretary of Govt. of Punjab Deptt. of Local Govt.or his representative. Member
    (iii) Chief Administrator, GLADA Member-Convenor
    (iv) Chief Town Planne, Punjab Member
    (v) Chief Country Planner, Punjab Member
    (vi) Chief Architect, Punjab. Member

    The committee shall discharge the following functions, namely:-

    Scrutinize proposals for declaring planning areas and preparation of Regional Plans, Master Plans and Town Development Schemes under the Act and the rules Regulations made there under to be recommended to the Authority for necessary approval.

    Scrutiny of layout plans for Sectors and Sub-Sectors.

    Discharge any other function that the Authority or the Executive Committee may specifically assign.

  3. Regional Planning & Design Committee:- The Regional Planning & Design Committee shall consts of:-
    (i) Additional Chief Administrator, GLADA Chairman
    (ii) Estate Officer, GLADA Member
    (iii) Divisional Town Planner (Town Planning Wing Pb.) Member
    (iv) The Divisional Engineer (P.H.), GLADA Member
    (v) Divisional Engineer (C-1), GLADA Member
    (vi) Architect, GLADA Member
    (vii) Architect (Town Planning Wing, PUDA). Member-cum-convenor

    The Committee shall discharge the following functions namely:-

    Approval of building plan of public buildings.
    Special commercial blocks.
    Group Housing Schemes
    Zoning plans of individual buildings/sites.
    Determination of land use of pockets reserved for public buildings/special purpose/reserved.
    The other works, if any assigned by the GLADA

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For more Information please visit GLADA's website http://www.glada.gov.in