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Gurugram: Haryana government has eased the rules for the private developers for creating new townships. Now rather than a colony being developed in 100 acres of the area, it can also be developed in the area of 25 to 50 acres.The decision was taken in a cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. The move is being mulled to check the mushrooming of illegal colonies in Gurugram and Faridabad that continues to be a major challenge for the government. Also Read – Kejriwal ‘denied political clearance’ to attend climate meet in Denmark”In areas like Gurugram and Faridabad where there is a huge demand for accommodation we have eased the rules for developing the new townships. Now rather than a colony being developed on 100 acres there will be flexibility in reducing the area to25 and 50 acres,” said a senior public official. The Haryana government had earlier cleared the hurdles by increasing the floor to area (FAR) ratio in the residential colonies of Gurugram. Now there will be no hurdles in building four floors as compared to three that had to build as per the guidelines. Also Read – Bangla Sahib Gurudwara bans use of all types of plastic itemsIn addition to providing the leeway of building four floors, the Government is also providing a fillip to setting up of the green buildings. The new building plan has allowed the increase of area by more than 15 per cent. In order to deal with the parking problems that is plaguing most of the residential colonies in Gurugram all the new houses that will have four floors are mandated to build the stilt parking. The move by the Haryana government comes at a time when there are challenges of not increasing the sagging sales of residential housings but also solve the crisis of providing affordable housing.