The Delhi Cabinet has approved “simplified and liberal guidelines” for relocation of jhuggi-jhonpri dwellers as recommended by the Group of Ministers constituted for this purpose on October 15, 2012.

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said following a Cabinet meeting on Thursday that the GoM has recommended an extended cut-off date from March 31, 2007, to June 4, 2009, for the purpose of relocating the jhuggi dwellers. Also it has been stated that the clusters only be removed after receipt of the contribution from the land owning agency.