We often receive requests from residents of New Town as to whether they can use part of their homes for small business activities like copying centre, photo studio, beauty saloon, kid coaching etc. Existing ules permit 10% of the allowed FAR. In the Board meeting of NKDA held recently, this limit has been raised to 45% of FAR. However, there is a list of 29 specified activities that are only allowed. And a fee has to paid. A similar system prevails in Bidhannagar too.
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Here is a cutting from yesterday's Khabar 365: