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Ahighly place source in the Union en­vi­ron­ment min­istry (MoEF) told TOI that Javadekar had passed the fi­nal no­ti­fi­ca­tion on the re­duced eco-sen­si­tive zone around the Okhla Bird Sanc­tu­ary. “There is a le­gal pro­ce­dure in bring­ing out the fi­nal no­ti­fi­ca­tion. Things have been speeded up and the no­tice will be out

After his meet­ing with Javadekar, Noida MP Ma­hesh Sharma said, “We have been as­sured by the min­is­ter that the fi­nal no­ti­fi­ca­tion will be brought out throughout the following couple of days. This will convey much re­lief to home­buy­ers who have been hard-squeezed fi­nan­cially be­cause of the stay on con- struc­tion ac­tiv­ity.”



The MoEF had a year prior re­leased a draft no­ti­fi­ca­tion of the no-con­struc­tion domain, or eco-sen­si­tive zone, around the Okhla Bird Sanc­tu­ary, mark­ing its con­tours at a ra­dius of 100 me­tres toward the west, south and east of the diversion focus and 1.27km to its north. The fi­nal no­ti­fi­ca­tion, ac­cord­ing to the MoEF source, will reveal no change to this, en­sur­ing that no re­alty extend