Officials said a total of 10 sq km of area was covered on Saturday and the survey will be completed in 25 days. “We started the drone survey on Saturday to ascertain panchayat land and keep a record of land in these villages. The survey will map areas where houses have been constructed so that we have all the land records ready before the takeover. This will also help us to keep a check on unauthorised construction after takeover,” said a senior MCG official privy to the matter.
MCG officials said the survey will cover all 39 villages and the corporation has already been issued a no-objection certificate from the district administration to conduct the survey. “We have already been granted permission by the district commissioner’s office,” added the official.
After the takeover, around 7,070 acres of land in these villages will come under MCG limits. Shikohpur, Bajghera, Manesar (urban and rural), Daultabad, Kasan, Baskula, Wazirpur, Sikanderpur, Hayatpur, Dhankot, Ullawas, Berampur, Bhondsi, Nayagaon (situated in the revenue estate of Bhondsi village) and Kadarpur are among the villages that the civic body plans to take over.
Expressing displeasure over the proposal of taking over these villages, members of the Gurugram Sarpanch Association met deputy CM Dushyant Chautala in Chandigarh on Friday. Chautala assured them that villages won’t be forcibly brought under MCG limits.
According to the estimates prepared, MCG is likely to generate a revenue of Rs 97.5 crore every year if these villages are taken over by the civic body. The revenue estimates include property tax to the tune of Rs 8 crore, Rs 25 crore as the share of MCG at 1% stamp duty, electricity charges of Rs 21 crore, and interest on fixed deposit of these villages of the order of Rs 30 crore.
MCG officials said water and sewerage lines will be laid in the villages after the takeover and the facility of door-to-door waste collection will also be provided.