Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is coming up with its New Housing Scheme 2017. This scheme will be launch on upcoming Republic Day (26 January 2017) after a delay of 2 months. Under this scheme, about 13,000 flats will be offered by DDA.
Delhi Development Authority (DDA) headquarters in south Delhi willbe witnessing a massive protest by registrants of its 1981 Rohini residential plot scheme on Thursday.
In 1981 scheme the DDA had allotted several residential plots in 1981 but has been unable to provide plots to a large number of the registrants citing paucity of land.
Registrants said – “We want to meet the DDA vice-chairman and show him all the documents we have to prove that we have been living in these areas for the last 30 years and have carried out construction as per law,claimed a resident.
Lokking this – Police deployment has been increased increased outside the DDA office even as the protesters sat on dharna near Dilli Haat.
Vikas Sadan said – “The registrants are now planning a massive protest outside the authority’s headquarters”
“Deadline of July 31, 2016, given by the Supreme Court to allot and handover fully developed plots to remaining scheme registrants is over. Now the DDA has submitted an affidavit, dated July 19, 2016, that it has failed to do any development of about 14,000 plots, which were supposed to be handed over to remaining scheme registrants by July 31, 2016, definitely,” said Rahul Gupta, who has been spearheading the protests against the DDA.
He also said that the DDA has submitted in the court that due to land dispute with land owners of Barwala villager, plots to all remaining scheme registrants are not possible in the next five to six years.
“The Rohini registrants have been cheated by the DDA for the last 35 years,” Mr. Gupta said.
Mr. Gupta added that while the DDA has claimed that development of about 11,000 plots has been completed and handed over to allottees, the allottees have now been issued show-cause notices, demanding already submitted papers again.
The DDA Housing Scheme 2016, with 12,000 flats on offer, is likely to be launched around Diwali, in what could be a festive bonanza for home buyers. Out of the total number of flats, most of them in Narela, Rohini, Vasant Kunj, Dwarka and Jasola, 10,000 unoccupied flats are from the 2014 scheme, while 2,000 are other flats which have been lying vacant. “From the housing division side, we have finalized the launch around Diwali time (October end). The decision now awaits nod from the authority, which will meet next month,” a senior Delhi Development Authority official said.