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Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Nishant Kumar Yadav on Thursday advised residents of Green View Company, Sector 37D to vacate the apartments by March 1, following a meeting with the National Building Construction Corporation ( NBCC) and residents about their safety. Additionally, the DPRO Gurugram said the expenses will be borne by the NBCC.

Meanwhile, it was announced earlier that the 700-plus apartment housing corporation, built by state-owned NBCC (India) Ltd, will be demolished after being declared unsanitary for habitation.

Confirming “structural and construction failures”, Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Nishant Yadav announced on Wednesday that residents of NBCC Green View based in Sector 37 D have been asked to vacate by March 1, following a meeting with 140 apartment owners and NBCC (India) Ltd officials.

Yadav said the Indian government enterprise will provide alternative accommodation for residents. It will also provide rent for those who wish to move into apartments of their choice with the same parameters, he said.

The decision to demolish the company comes days after part of a housing complex named Chintels Paradiso in Sector 109 of Gurugram collapsed, killing two women.

“The decision was taken in the interests of apartment owners and a consensus between them and the building authority NBCC. We will oversee the compensation and rehabilitation of residents,” Yadav said. PTI.

NBCC (India) Chairman and Managing Director PK Gupta said the company “truly understands the plight of the residents”.

“It is shocking how a society of 700 to 800 apartments could deteriorate in four to five years. The team from IIT Delhi (who inspected the building) said it was the high levels of chloride in the water that caused the corrosion. After the first inspection we wanted to get it fixed, but (there was) COVID-19 and then the rains led to waterlogging.

(With agency contributions)

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