Hardeep Singh Puri, the Union housing and urban affairs minister recently said that the implementation of Maharashtra Government’s RERA [Real Estate Regulatory Act], 2016 paved way for the smart redressal of complaints filed with same. The minister also said that with 70% addressal of complaints from total 4,000 complaints is worth learning for other states.
Puri, was attending the state regional workshop two years from the implementation of RERA in the state said that Maharashtra has secured number one position in the country not only for having highest number of registration under the RERA Act but also for resolving the maximum number of redressal complaints which is an example for other states to learn.
Till now, over 17,000 projects and 14,000 real estate agents have got themselves registered under MahaRERA, and with the redressal percentage upto 70%, the Union housing minister expects 100% success rate for MahaRERA. Housing minister clearly said that the Central Government has laid their set of rules for RERA and has nothing to do with any state Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) rules.
He further said that the RERA rules were notified to all states and the Union territories and Jammu and Kashmir along with the northeastern states came up with their land issues. Apart from this, the West Bengal government has also laid their separate rules and the Central Government has forwarded them to the law department.
The state also introduced the initiative of conciliation mechanism by the means of alternative dispute resolution [ADR] to resolve the issues faced by aggrieved home buyers. The minister also praised Gujarat, Rajasthan and Goa for implementing the RERA Act properly.