State Revenue Minister Anandiben Patel informed the Assembly that out of the seven companies that were allotted land at the Gandhinagar IT zone in 2007,four have not yet begun construction.
These companies include Tata Consultancy Services Limited (1,03,194 sq mtr),ICICI Bank (71,264 sq mtr) and Satyam Computers (105,222 sq mtr).
In reply to another question,she said that the Bharat Hotels group had been allotted 4,424 sq mtr land at Hasol village in Ahmedabad district at the rate of Rs 6,800 per sq mtr.
Replying to yet another question by BJP legislator Shirishkumar Shukla,she said that as many as 797 lakh properties were registered in the name of women in the state in the last three years after the government reduced stamp duty on properties purchased by women.
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