DDA to Construct 81,000 Residential Flats by 2021
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has announced that the authority is going to construct about 81,000 more residential flats in the capital by the year 2021.
According to the Senior DDA Officials, these residential flats will be bigger and have better facilities. In DDA Housing Scheme 2014, more than 11,000 LIG residential flats were returned for being too small and lacking basic civic amenities.
These LIG flats will be in size range of 42-60 square meters, as against the 33 sq. mtrs. as in the previous schemes.
DDA has set a target of constructing 1 lakh flats more than five years. The DDA Housing Scheme 2017, was launched by the former union minister for urban development (MoUD), Venkaiah Naidu, on June 30.
The official informed that a total number of 81,000 residential flats, the authority has already started the construction of 68,000 residential flats in different areas. Mostly flats are located across the outer Delhi and southwest areas.
Planning for The year 2017
As per the information, about 20,980 flats are expected to be constructed by December-end. Out of these flats, these, about 3,622 flats will be Janta or for economically weaker sections (EWS), 16,298 will be for low-income groups (LIG), 579 will be for middle-income groups (MIG), and 488 for high-income group (HIG) houses.
Planning for The year 2018
In the second phase, the authority is going to construct 13,300 flats by the December 2018. Out of these flats, about 10,447 will be Janta/EWS flats, 1,528 MIG and 1,345 HIG flats.
Most of these residential flats will be located in Rohini Sectors 34 and 35, various pockets of Narela, and Sector B of Vasant Kunj. These will come up in Dwarka, Narela, Kalkaji Extension, and Jasola.
Planning for The year 2019
DDA has decided to construct about 28,930 residential flats by the December 2019, of which 12,083 are LIG, 4,375 MIG, and 1,954 HIG flats. These flats will be located at Dwarka, Mongolpuri, and Kathputli Colony.
Planning for The year 2020
The authority has also planned the construction of 4,663 residential flats by 2020. Out of these flats, about 1,248 will be Janta flats, 2,455 MIG, and 960 HIG flats. Location of these flats will be Narela and Bakarwala.
Planning for The year 2021
The Delhi Development Authority has is considering for the construction about 13,265 residential flats by the year 2021. Out of which 4,189 flats will be Janta/EWS flats, 2,635 LIG, 3,044 MIG, and 3,397 HIG flats. These flats will be built at Vasant Kunj, Rohini, Kondli, Preet Vihar, and Mandawali.