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Agricultural Land

We have a reasonable understanding of the “Off-plan” lands, which are currently agricultural in nature, but owing to the rapid urbanization, would be / have already been proposed to be zoned for Urbanization.

Farm House

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Land Pooling in Delhi

To the land owners, intending to be part of the Land pooling, our services are extended for both the PRE-pooling, and POST-pooling activities.

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Centre pushes for vertical growth amid rising urban space demands

NEW DELHI: Considering the limited availability of land in urban areas, the ministry of housing and urban affairs has advocated for compact, dense and vertical urban densification. It believes that ve

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Third ring road unveiled to clear Delhi’s monstrous traffic jams

. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has proposed over a dozen road infrastructure projects . To free up Delhi’s notoriously choked roads a third ring road has been suggested . A pl

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DDA to involve private players in Delhi Master Plan 2021

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Development Authority is mulling adopting the public private partnership model to construct big projects and will focus on engaging individuals to help in the development of proje

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DDA draft policy for planned development of private plots

DDA draft policy for planned development of private plots NEW DELHI: Seeking to facilitate public- private partnership, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has formulated a “draft policy”

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NHAI prepares plan to decongest city traffic

The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) today disclosed a detailed plan of the government to decongest city traffic that included connecting all the highways that pass through the national Capi

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DDA starts process to draft next master plan

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Development Authority has started the process to prepare the Master Plan for Delhi’s development till 2041. For this, the land-owning agency has signed a Memorandum of Under

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Decoding the impact of the land pooling policy in Delhi

REALITY BITES Experts look at the impact of the policy on property prices, and also its impact on the urban landscape NEW DELHI: An update in the Land Pooling Policy (LPP) and the notification allows

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LG Anil Baijal approves infra boost in 95 villages

NEW DELHI: Lieutenant governor Anil Baijal on Friday approved 95 villages to be declared as developed areas. Delhi Development Authority (DDA) can now start implementing the land pooling policy and it

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Metro Matters: Delhi must look beyond DDA for housing redevelopment

Delhi Development Authority, the primary landowner and developer of the city, has failed in its basic duty of providing affordable housing. Land pooling policy will enable residents to partner with pr

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Invested in a flat in Delhi’s new zones? Check if your society is legal under RERA

Many housing societies may not own land in Master Plan of Delhi’s new zones and may have sold apartments in the garb of society membership and collected over Rs 1000 crore. Can housing societies ‘

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Delhi land pooling: Your dream to buy an affordable house may finally come true

AAP minister Satyendar Jain has said that 95 urbanised villages will be declared as development areas under the Delhi Development Authority Act as part of land pooling policy. Removing the final bottl

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Delhi to unlock nearly 57,000 hectares for housing: Here’s what it means

The land pooling policy, which is set to expand the urban limits of Delhi, was notified by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) in September 2013 while the regulations for operationalisation of th

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L-G Anil Baijal clears way for implementation of land pooling policy in Delhi

The land pooling policy, which is set to expand the urban limits of Delhi, was notified by the ministry of urban development (MoUD) in September 2013 while the regulations for operationalisation of th

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Rules changed to use farmland for housing

NEWDELHI: Paving the way for the implementation of Land Pooling Policy, the urban development department of the Delhi government on Wednesday declared 89 villages in the city as urbanised.  The move

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Kejriwal to notify land pooling policy post MCD elections

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has assured that his government will notify land pooling policy, once the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections is over. “We are raising this issue

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Land pooling policy set to be cleared by May: CM Kejriwal

The policy has been stuck since 2015 due to teething issues after being cleared by the Ministry of Urban Development. New Delhi: In a move that is set to expand the urban limits of the national capita

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MCD Election 2017: AAP, BJP’s stand on Delhi land pooling policy may decide the polls

Manisha NatarajanMar, 23 2017 Three Municipal Corporations of Delhi will go to polls on 22 April, 2017. The pitch for these elections is no less shrill than back in February 2015, when Delhiities step

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WOULD DELHI CM LOSE THE MCD PLOT WITH LAND POOLING?

Ramesh MenonStrange as it may sound, the lowest denominator in the electoral hierarchy would define the future of the AAP, and professional credibility of the Chief Minister of Delhi. While the Delhi

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LG wants data on DDA land encroachment, action plan to free it

Lt Governor Anil Baijal today tasked the DDA with preparing a year-wise data of encroachment on its land in the national capital and devising an action plan to free it. The LG issued the order at the

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Land pooling can help address Delhi’s developmental issues

Capital gains tax exemption proposed for Amaravati must be given to Delhi too Amaravati, the new capital of Andhra Pradesh, is being constructed by innovative landpooling mechanism without the use of

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Master Plan approved for Rs 26k cr convention centre in Delhi

Government has approved the project master plan for a proposed Rs 26,000 crore international exhibition-cum-convention centre (IECC) in the national capital. Government has approved the project master

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MPD 2021 advocates green barriers and no horn zones

Delhi Master Plan 2021 has an entire section on protecting the city against sound pollution The Delhi Master Plan 2021 (MPD) lays emphasis on constructing buffer zones using ‘thin leaved trees’ to

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No clarity on land pooling: have homebuyers been duped of Rs 1000 crore?

National Capital Territory of Delhi Real Estate (Regulation and Development) (General) Rules, 2016, or RERA, once implemented, will require developers to furnish authenticated copies of the title deed

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दिल्ली देहात के 89 गांवों को शहरीकृत किए जाने की मांग ने पकड़ा जोर

जागरण संवाददाता, बाहरी दिल्ली: दिल्ली देहात के 89 गांवों को शहरीकृत घोषित किए

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DDA vice-chairman becomes real estate regulator for Delhi

NEW DELHI: Urban development ministry kicked up a controversy appointing vice-chairman of Delhi Development Authority (DDA) as Regulatory Authority for real estate sector for Delhi. The decision has s

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Soon, ‘stylish’ DDA flats to give builders a run for their money

The new flats to be developed by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) would be stylish and more appealing to the millennials Equipped with modern kitchen and trendy interiors including in the bedroom

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Demonetisation to bring in more transparency to Delhi’s farmhouse market

High net worth individuals are now likely to shy away from agricultural land deals and this might help soften market prices in the long term. Will the ban on Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes impact the lucrat

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Rural land records go online

Property records of designated khasra lands in rural villages are now in the public domain.Starting Tuesday , a dedicated government portal has these records in a digitised format with digital signatu

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Delhi govt flags concerns over land pooling plan

Under the policy, a group of owners with small parcels of land will come together and give their pooled land to DDA for basic infrastructure development. The policy, framed in 2013 and approved by the

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Land pooling: MoUD asks Delhi govt, DDA & MCDs to sort out issues for notification of rules

While North and South municipal bodies have passed resolutions for notifying 89 villages as urban areas, Delhi government has sought some clarifications regarding provision of civic amenities in the d

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POLITICS OVER WORK – Delhi-Centre Tussle Hits PM’s Big Schemes in NCR

Delhi has been cold shouldering almost all big urban development initiatives of Modi The political tussle between the Centre and the Delhi government seems to have hit the implementation of the Centre

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Haryana govt moots new 4-lane-road to link Delhi, Dwarka e-way

Crucial for solving the latter’s traffic and congestion woes, the state government now wants to build a 4.5km-long four-lane road from Bajghera in Gurgaon to Bijwasan in Delhi. GURGAON: Land acquisi

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DDA puts smart sub-cities project on fast track

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has expedited the process of building ‘smart sub-cities’ in the Capital at Dwarka, Rohini and Narela. The DDA has identified vacant land for the project in Dw

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DDA to turn Dwarka into smart sub-city

Land agency looking for a consultancy firm to prepare a model for an integrated township and how to implement it The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has set the ball rolling for its pilot ‘smart s

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Green lessons from Delhi

Land sharks, in connivance with the political class, have played havoc with Bengaluru’s once celebrated greenery. Every rule in the book has been violated to encroach water bodies, parks and open sp

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Dwarka-Iffco Chowk Metro line gets Haryana govt nod

  Alignment route approved, clarity on cost, time frame awaited GURGAON: After a delay of four years, the Haryana government approved the extension of the Delhi Metro from Sector 21, Dwarka to If

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Can the public sector fulfill Delhi’s housing needs?

Most housing units being constructed by public sector agencies will be sold at market price and allotted through a draw of lots. Delhi Development Authority’s (DDA) housing schemes have all along be

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DDA issues clarifications Transit Oriented Development regulations

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) today issued a clarification on its Transit Oriented Development (TOD) policy and regulations. In a statement, the DDA said, “It has been reported in severa

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DDA favouring pvt builders: Jain

New Delhi: The transit oriented development (TOD) norms could turn into the next issue of dissent between Delhi government and the Centre. On Tuesday, PWD minister Satyendar Jain said that he has writ

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Rs 188cr easy link to airport

NAIDU BOOSTS CITY INFRA, MAKES POLITICAL POINTThe urban development ministry has approved an assistance of Rs 658 crore for five major infrastructure projects aimed at unclogging key stretches in Delh

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Land at Rs 1/yr for offices, government hospitals

New Delhi: Taking away a major complaint of the Kejriwal government on non-availability of land for hospitals, night shelters or government offices, the Centre on Monday announced that DDA will provid

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Policy for unplanned industrial areas

The Delhi government is planning to form a policy for 22 unplanned industrial areas in the national capital. As per the provisions of the Master Plan of Delhi, 2021 and a Supreme Court’s order, only

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New drainage master plan expected by December

Map is being updated after 40 years, many drains identified back then no longer exist; experts say reviving natural drain network can prevent waterlogging. With the monsoon arriving in Delhi over the

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Delhi government in no hurry to clear land pooling policy

The LPP, when approved, is expected to bring in credible and internationally-acclaimed developers who will create a supply of more than two million dwelling units in Delhi, in all price categories. Th

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Realty to Buck Brexit

By Vinod Behl Unlike the Lehman crisis of 2008, Indian real estate, though in a slowdown mode , is well prepared to bear any shocks, arising out of Brexit. With healthy foreign exchange reserves and l

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Why Smart City status eluded Gurgaon

Vinod BehlThat Gurgaon, the numero uno city of Haryana and NCR, has been denied the place of honour even in the second list of smart cities released by the Union Urban Development Ministry has not com

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DDA notifies unified building bye-laws

The Leader of the House in the South Corporation, Subhash Arya, on Friday said that the new unified building bye-laws 2016 approved by the Government has been notified by the DDA vide a Gazette notifi

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Khattar demands fast-tracking of projects for improved connectivity

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has demanded fast-tracking of the projects conceived to improve connectivity between Delhi and the National Capital Region towns of the State and also raised

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DDA’s new farmhouse policy to provide enhanced built-up area

The new policy on farmhouses will enable construction up to 3,000 sq meters The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) may come up with its new policy on farmhouses by end of this month. The policy providi

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Delhi govt to grant online nod to dig roads for projects

 The Delhi Cabinet has given the go-ahead for developing a system to give online permission for road cutting to be executed on the PWD roads. (PTI) The process of laying underground water and sewer l

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New Building Plan Approval In 30 Days, Says Delhi Government

Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain said online single window system will be created by Municipal Corporation of Delhi for the building clearance. New Delhi:  Delhi-ites will be now able to get a buil

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Panel: Avoid building flyovers and bridges

A high-powered committee set up by the Union urban development ministry on decongesting traffic in Delhi has recommended that construction of signal-free corridors, flyovers, underpasses or footover b

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Two Years of Modi Government : Reforms Put Realty on Sustained Growth Path

By Vinod Behl Modi government’s philosophy that beleaguered real estate should grow on the strength of economy and not on largesse or quick fix solutions is reflected in the reform- driven two y

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Kejriwal sitting on land pooling policy

DDA’s Master Plan Delhi 2021 aims to provide the ground for building 25 lakh new housing units by 2021. The Delhi government is sitting on the Delhi Development Authority’s land pooling policy (LP

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IIT-D to submit drainage plan by December

NEW DELHI: The drainage master plan, which IIT-Delhi was given the task to prepare in 2008, is likely to be submitted to the Delhi government by December this year. In a review meeting held recently,

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Real Estate Bill is an act now, may protect home buyers

NEW DELHI: The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2016, became an act on May 1, kick-starting the process of making rules as well as putting in place institutional infrastructure to protec

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Farmhouse owners get relief as DDA eases norms

Following a protest by farmhouse owners and objections by municipal corporations, Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has simplified the provisions for low density residential plots (LDRP) in notified v

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DDA allows more buildings in farm houses

Farm house owners in Delhi can now construct separate buildings within their farm house plots and also build staff quarters, thanks to new provisions approved by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA)

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Construction approvals in Delhi will go online by May end

The Ministry of Urban Development aims to take all construction related procedures and approvals online by May end. A simple, integrated common application form will enable single window clearances fo

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Delhi: IIT ‘open house’ to showcase 500 projects

One of the main projects this year is the ‘Preparation of Master Plan of Drainage for NCT of Delhi’. The project — to formulate a master drainage plan for the city by 2021 — was given to IIT b

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A Smart City Opportunity called Delhi

  “The best way to predict the future is to design it”! This quote is so apt when we look at the potential of developing Outer Delhi as India’s first Greenfield Smart city. It’s a real po

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Single-Window Construction Approvals In Delhi, Mumbai Soon

The builders will not have to run to each and every department like the fire services, water, arts, airports and monuments among others to obtain separate clearances Approvals for all construction pro

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Suit Boot aur Land acquisition

  Before we get deeper into the subject of this debate versus the reality of development economics, let us look at two instances, both quoted widely by the anti-LARR Bill lobby. Owing to the Narmada

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Now, a single window to clear building plan in capital

Now, you need to just fill in one application online and that too with only a single government body to obtain building plan approval in the capital instead of submitting up to 15 applications and app

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User friendly unified, simplified Building Bye-laws for Delhi announced

Enables single window clearances and payments, approvals in 30 days, says Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu No sanctions needed for plots up to  105 sq.mtrs; construction permissions done away with Revised Bye-l

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DDA comes up with FAQs to ease business with people

At present, the FAQs number around 200, under various department heads like housing, sports, vacant plots, lands, master plan. Seeking to ease business and make its policies more accessible to the com

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Decks cleared for world-class convention centre in Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi   March 23, 2016 The government today cleared the decks for construction of world-class exhibition-cum convention centre in the city at Dwarka by approving trans

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Realty Regulator – Paving Way For Fair Deals

By Vinod Behl The proposed Real Estate Regulator cleared by the Indian Parliament and aided by reforms, will empower and protect property buyers and investors, paving the way for more organised, fair,

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Cheer for home buyers! After Rajya Sabha, real estate regulatory bill cleared by Lok Sabha as well

NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha today cleared the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) bill which seeks to set up a regulatory mechanism for the real estate sector to protect the rights of home buyers by

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RS passes real estate bill: 10 key features

The Rajya Sabha passed the much-awaited Real Estate Bill on Thursday, prompting PM Narendra Modi to hail it as “great news for home buyers”. The bill, which seeks to regulate the property

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Conflicting policies land DDA in mess

NEW DELHI: Two policies related to land, and each at cross purposes, especially in relation to commercial development, is giving the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) a tough time in their implementat

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Brief history of Farmhouses in Delhi

There never existed a policy for the organised development of the Farmhouses in Delhi. Most existing farmhouses mushroomed over the past four decades. There is a policy now, which not just recognises

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Ill thought out LDRA policy of Delhi

There can’t be anything more ill-thought that the LDRA policy of Delhi. (More popularly known as the Farmhouse policy of Delhi). Just to trace the history of this policy. It was hastily drawn up on

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Unified building byelaws approved by DDA

The Authority meeting of the urban body was today held at the Raj Niwas here under the chairmanship of Lt Governor Najeeb Jung.  NEW DELHI: The proposal for Unified Building Bye Laws (UBBL) for Delhi

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Why is Delhi government dragging its feet on land pooling policy?

The land pooling policy has the potential to create 25 lakh to 30 lakh housing units in Delhi The Aam Admi Party (AAP) has an important question to answer. Why, when it is trying to fast track the reg

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Is DDA an effective organization to take forward the next wave of Urbanization in Delhi?

Only 4 Lakh Homes Built in 40 Years, Panel Suggests Changes to Revamp DDA It has been more brickbats than praises for the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) which has grabbed headlines for all the wron

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UNITECH FALLOUT- Developers in the dock

Consumers empowerment & Courts activism to pave way for sustainable realty The high-profile Unitech case in which the senior functionaries of the group ended up spending a night in Tihar Jail for

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Realty headed for slow and prolonged revival

Real Estate Outlook : By Vinod Behl The hopes of an early turnaround of the beleaguered real estate sector, kindled by the installation of a stable, reform- oriented  government, headed by Narendra M

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High Five :Hot Marketing Trends in Real Estate

By Vinod Behl In a bid to push up sales and generate revenues, debt- ridden, cash- strapped developers struggling to clear huge inventories of homes have resorted to select, customised and innovative

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Property can be registered below circle rate, rules HC

In a verdict that will benefit thousands of land owners, the Delhi high court on Wednesday allowed registration of properties even if they are valued below the minimum circle rate of the area. Till no

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नई लैंड पूलिंग पॉलिसी से है काफी उम्मीद

राजधानी में आवास की कमी दूर करने में सहकारी समूह आवासीय समिति (सीजीएचएस) की म

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Centre to help regularise colonies, says Babul Supriyo

The Minister of State for Urban Development Babul Supriyo has said the entire process of regularisation of unauthorised colonies in Delhi is to be co-ordinated and supervised by the Delhi Government.

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Conserve Human Lives too, not merely Trees

By Dr Udit Raj (MP- North West Delhi) I write this at a time when the entire world is debating conservation of the environment, at Paris, whether development needs be compromised, OR, we aggressively

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Castles in the air as land pooling waits

NEW DELHI: In a city where land is prohibitively expensive, real estate developers are offering flats for Rs 3,200 per square feet near IGI Airport. Interestingly, one has to pay only Rs 1,250 per sq

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Is it time to critically re-look at our Urbanization?

By Dr. Udit Raj Last week the Office of Registrar General of India released some startling data concerning about 20 crores of the Indian workforce. This data, although about the travel pattern of the

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Venkaiah Naidu bats for technology, aesthetic designs to keep Delhi clean

Naidu said suggestions were welcome for building a “technologically advanced, socially inclusive, aesthetically pleasing and financially self sufficient” country. Union Minister for Urban Developm

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Govt gets land in 95 villages in big push for pooling policy

NEW DELHI: AWAITING NOTIFICATION FROM THE STATE GOVT, THE LAND POOLING POLICY WAS IN A LIMBO AFTER BEING CLEARED IN SEPTEMBER 2013  The much-awaited land pooling policy — touted as the future of or

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Faster single-window clearances for urban projects by Nov-end

The Centre will put in place a “single-window” clearance mechanism by month-end to facilitate faster and easier approvals for urban development projects, urban development minister M Venkaiah Naid

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi forms GoM to vet realty bill

NEW DELHI: The NDA government is treading carefully on the real estate bill, after it was forced to withdraw the land acquisition amendment bill. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has formed an informal gr

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Trust deficit between DDA, people will go in 6 months

Arun Goel, who recently took over as the vice-chairman of Delhi Development Authority, is on a mission mode to make functioning of the land-owing agency transparent, efficient and people-friendly. He

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Understanding The Challenge: How Is The Smart City Project Going To Be Funded

If you have been following the news, you probably know that the Indian government has recently announced the names of 98 cities that would be part of the Smart City project. Over the course of this pr

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Kejriwal bats for ‘smart’ Delhi, says easing biz rules

“We talk of smart cities. We talk of building 100, 200 smart cities. I think let us make Delhi a smart city first. Let’s make the nation’s capital a smart city first. I invite you al

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Policy confusion hits farmhouses

New Delhi: There are more than 4,000 farmhouses in Delhi, but in the three years since a policy was first made to regularize them, less than 250 have made the cut. It’s yet another example of ho

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Without basic services in place, land pooling won’t help: Experts

NEW DELHI: Land pooling may be touted as the solution to the city’s growing housing requirement, but experts say that it should be done with proper planning, especially of essential services lik

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Before pooling, govt wants village land

State Fears Losing Rights Over Gram Sabha Land After Urbanization Notification NEW DELHI: Delhi Development Authority’s plan to execute the land pooling policy has hit a roadblock as the state g

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‘Save the city’: RWAs fight mix land use policy

If Resident welfare associations (RWAs) have their way, the authorities will be forced to end the mix-land-use provision. The RWAs across the Capital have launched ‘Save the City’ campaign in prot

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Discussions, feedback make it a long process

New Delhi: To a common man it seems strange that years are spent in drawing and reviewing the master plan but Delhi Development Authority (DDA), the city’s planning agency, says making the ̵

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MPD nearly ready, time to make it work

MPD needs tuning, operational guidelines to work NEW DELHI: Three years and more than 100 amendments later, the revised Master Plan for Delhi 2021 (MPD-2021) is nearly ready. While the Centre will soo

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Stay on circle rate order puts question mark on 2 in queue

The AAP government had revised the circle rates for agricultural land from Rs 53 lakh per acre to Rs 3.5 crore per acre. With the Lieutenant Governor putting on hold the Delhi government’s notificat

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LG puts circle rate hike on hold

The circle rate hike for agricultural land notified by Delhi government on August 4 has run into trouble with the lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung asking the state to maintain a status quo as the issue

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Centre wants DDA to play regulator role

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Development Authority’s role is likely to change in coming days. A special committee appointed by the Union urban development ministry is reviewing the DDA Act 1957 to redef

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You might end up being a victim of fraud if you invest in a property in Delhi’s land pooling zone

Despite warnings, people are buying apartments being sold as lucrative investment options Check that advertisement for that beautiful apartment being sold for a great price, and that too in the Capita

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Hotels in Delhi now allowed to build and sell residences

NEW DELHI: The ministry of urban development has approved a proposal to allow building of residences in hotels in Delhi as a part of its review of Master Plan of Delhi-2021. After this change approved

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Land pooling policy stuck because of confusion over classification

While the Delhi Development Authority notified the Land Pooling Policy a month ago after years of waiting, the project cannot proceed further unless Delhi government classifies the identified agricult

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New circle rates still on paper

NEW DELHI: The AAP government revised circle rates of agricultural land in the budget passed by the Delhi assembly in June. However, a month later its implementation is still awaited. The step was tak

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Jewar Airport to Boost Noida’s Real Estate Market

Proper transportation and accessibility in a city helps it grow in all avenues. The upcoming Jewar Airport in Greater Noida will boost the city’s growth in the long run. This project is also expecte

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UD Ministry approves Transit Oriented Development Policy for Delhi

Policy seeks to promote walk to work and safety and check congestion and pollution45% of developed land to be reserved for affordable housing and for middle class20% of Delhi area under potential TOD

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Master plan: policy to revamp Delhi’s landscape approved

The Ministry of Urban Development on Tuesday approved the Transit Oriented Development Policy (TOD) for Delhi aiming to address issues of pollution, congestion and shortage of housing stock. The polic

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How Land Pooling Policy and Smart City Project are Transforming Delhi

On June 25th, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched three nationwide initiatives, namely Smart Cities Mission, Housing for All, and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT). Thes

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PM Narendra Modi launches Smart Cities Mission, says Centre committed to urban India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unveiled three flagship government schemes that aim to spruce up urban India at an expenditure of close to Rs 4 lakh crore. “If we had recogni

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Land Pooling – Now possible with smaller plots too

People with even 2 hectares of land will now be able to participate in the Land Pooling Policy Najeeb Jung, LG of Delhi approved some more changes in DDA’s Land pooling policy. The revision in the p

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Land Pooling – A gold Pool for Farmers

In a chat with the DDA Vice chairman, some questions were put up before him. Farmers want to know why they should surrender their land. To which the VC said “That the land which the farmers will get

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There’s still time to invest in Delhi

Since DDA announced the guidelines for the Land Pooling Policy there is a strong buzz in the real estate market. Builders are asking people to invest in real estate before it gets too late. People hav

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लैंड पूलिंग पॉलिसी में भी डीडीए ने दी बड़ी राहत

Source; Navbharat TimesDated: 17th June 2015 मिसयूज चार्ज में 50 फीसदी तक कमी एलजी की अध्यक्षता में हुई मी

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The futile exercise of ‘Chakbandi’ in Delhi villages

Ever since the new State Government in Delhi headed by Mr. Arvind Kejriwal has assumed office, there have been a few discussions to invigorate earlier initiatives for the development of the villages (

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Making Delhi a Smart City

With Delhi’s population expected to go upto 2.3 crore in six years, the Land Pooling Policy will come to th city’s rescue by making the concept of unauthorised colonies obsolete With rapid

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Is Land pooling the solution to Delhi urbanization

By Siddharth Wadhwa The issue of acquisition of farmers land by the DDA is a sensitive issue. DDA wants to implement the land pooling policy to consolidate land and use it for developmental activities

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Land pooling scheme can address acquisition problems

With issue of acquisition of farmers’ land by the government agencies is getting sensitive, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is implementing the land pooling scheme to acquire land for deve

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Will Delhi Development Authority’s land pooling policy put a brake on NCR’s growth story

Will Delhi Development Authority’s land pooling policy put a brake on NCR’s growth story? The urban development ministry notified operational guidelines for implementing the land pooling polic

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Land pooling policy to help increase housing supply in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Delhi’s Land Pooling Policy is expected to unlock about 20,000-25,000 hectares of land for development, which is likely to boost housing supply and keep prices under control, accordin

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Centre notifies land pooling norms

NEW DELHI: Taking the city a step closer to another housing boom, the Union urban development ministry notified operational guidelines for implementing the land pooling policy on Tuesday.The policy it

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Heavy penalty for regularisation?

The amount charged can be used for putting in place basic infrastructure in Delhi’s affluent unauthorised colonies If the government moves to regularise the unauthorised Sainik Farms and Anant Ram D

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DDA takes e-route to reach aam admi

In a bid to provide greater understanding among people, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is coming up with interactive e-books. Aimed at simplifying complex policies for the layman, the authority

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DDA set to decongest Central Delhi under new policy

In a move to decongest Central Delhi, the DDA is mulling to replace existing small congested houses with multi-storey group housing societies at their place under a new policy. The Delhi Development A

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No provision for extra FAR in construction for ‘Lal Dora’ areas in Delhi

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has informed the Union Urban Development Ministry that there is no provision for extra Floor Area Ratio(FAR) in construction for ‘Lal Dora’ areas in D

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Why is this Land acquisition bill debate negative for India

Over the past few days, the Parliament of India has focussed on the revisions brought in by the NDA Government in to the LARR Bill (Land Acquisition, rehabilitation & resettlement Bill). The argum

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Should the Government promote Real Estate Industry

While the real estate industry has been facing a huge slow down since the past one year, there have been no significant policy triggers from the government which could energise the industry.  An argu

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Real Estate Bill referred to Select Committee of Rajya Sabha

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DDA plans international sports complex in Dwarka sub-city

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Smart City project to come up before Cabinet on April 22

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Slum-free plan will ‘free up 500 acres, fetch Rs 14,000 cr’

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Policy -Misleading facts

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Jaunti village in North West Delhi has been adopted for development as a model village, under the “SaansadAdarsh gram Yojana”. The village would be developed under the leadership of Dr. Udit Raj,

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Rural land records to go online

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Spain spells out technical terms for Delhi’s smart city

The smart city will be zoned out of Dwarka, Rohini, Narela Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement to set up 100 ‘smart cities’, beginning with the national capital, Spain has pres

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I overheard an interesting discussion yesterday, between Mr. Sudhir Krishna, former Urban development secretary, and Mr. Ramesh Menon, Director of Certes Realty Ltd. Their topic of debate was whether

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Jaunti to be developed as a model village

Village Jaunti, under the N zone of MPD 2021, has been adopted to be developed as a model village, under the ‘Saansad Adarsh gram Yojana”. The initiative is being spearheaded by Dr. Udit R

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A 100-storey tower, 4800 houses: Delhi’s Karkardooma Metro area to look like a sci-fi city

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DDA Takes Note As Builders Sell Fake Dreams

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It’s been more than nine months since the newly elected prime minister announced his ambitious plan of building 100 smart cities across India. A cabinet decision is likely to be taken very soon for

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DDA sets 3-year goal for Delhi’s first smart city

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Buyer can refuse flat if not built in time and get money back: NCC

IN A judgment with wide ramifications, the National Consumer Commission has ruled that a flat-buyer agreement was not sacrosanct, and a buyer was entitled to get his money back from the developer if h

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DDA approves Environment and Transport chapters for MPD 2021

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New Delhi to go the “Smart City’ way. Spain to partner

A nine member delegation from Spain, led by Spanish Minister of State for Trade Jaime Garcia-Legaz Ponce had a detailed meeting with the Indian authorities, during the week gone by, to discuss the cre

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City notifying 39 villages for DDA land pooling

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Delhi High Court: Expect decision on regularisation policy by March 25

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court today said it expected the Centre to finalise policy on regularisation of unauthorised constructions in the city by March 25. The court, which was hearing an NGO’

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Three spots picked for smart city pilot project in Delhi

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Delhi to Get Nation’s First ‘Smart City’

New Delhi: Delhi will get the country’s first “smart city,” Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has said. “We want to make Delhi a truly global city, having all the latest and

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Guidelines for land pooling policy soon

The DDA will turn facilitator and develop land through private participation The DDA on Friday said the guidelines for regulation of land pooling policy (LPP) are expected to be notified in 10-15 days

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Industry reacts to amendments to Land Acquisition Act

The recent amendments to the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013, is expected to ease the way for creating new hubs, townships an

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In a significant announcement, the Delhi development authority (DDA) announced that the regulation of land pooling policy is expected to be notified within 15 days. The Vice Chairman (VC) – DDA

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Barcelona as model, Naidu sells Delhi dream

NEW DELHI: Union urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for developing venues like Disneyland and Universal Studios in the city to make it vie with other world capitals as an ent

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No sanction needed to build small house

NEW DELHI: In a move that would bring huge relief to applicants seeking approval of building plans, the norms have been simplified and rationalized to cut down red tape and corruption. While small res

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One Chicago every year

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Ordinance Raj begins, 2 days ahead of 2015: Land acquisitions can now be accelerated

NEW DELHI: The Modi regime made good on its pledge to amend the land acquisition law, often accused of having brought development to a grinding halt, by unveiling an ordinance that will drastically fr

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MPD 2021: Another year on the board for final touches

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3 sites shortlisted for new secretariat

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Dec-end deadline for smart cities plan

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Can land pooling policy make Delhi a ‘smart’ city?

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Parl panel recommends “vertical growth” in cities like Delhi

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Parliamentary panels pulls up DDA over land pooling, workforce issues

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Lok Sabha passes bill protecting Delhi unauthorised constructions

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Lok Sabha passed NCT of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Amendment Bill, 2014

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Centre moves to regularise 895 illegal colonies ahead of polls

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DDA okays plan for 1st transit hub

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FAR hike likely for group housing

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High hopes over higher FAR

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Venkaiah Naidu approves enhancement of Floor Area Ratio in Delhi

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FAR raised but does not go far enough

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Barcelona agrees to enter into technical collaboration with DDA and NDMC to develop New Delhi as a Smart City

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Singapore offers to develop Delhi to a smart city

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Farmhouse regularization scrapped

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Govt move to protect buyers against unfair contracts

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Lakhs of housing units to be constructed in Outer Delhi areas

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DDA to buy private land through negotiations

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Knowledge Based Industries Parks – MPD 2021

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Najeeb Jung asks DDA to finalise draft guidelines for green buildings

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Low Density Residential Plots (LDRP policy) OR Mini Farms opportunity in Delhi

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Buy DDA flat, but own it 5 years later

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DELHI TAKES STEPS FOR ECONOMIC ACTIVITY UNDER MPD 2021

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DDA to implement land pooling policy soon

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BUDGET 2014 EXPECTATIONS OF DELHI NCR BUILDERS – How realistic are they?

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Harnessing Lal Dora land in Delhi could be the key to more affordable housing

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Land Pooling Scheme to unravel one of the largest real estate opportunity in Delhi

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Delhi MPD 2021 to bring correction in real estate prices in NCR

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Land Pooling in Delhi to offer great options to both land owners, home buyers

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DDA to soon implement new Lift Installation Policy in Delhi

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Land pooling policy in Delhi a win-win for both farmers and developers

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Homes in Delhi set to get bigger as DDA proposes increase in FAR

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DDA to raise Floor Area Ratio on bigger plots, South, West and North Delhi to benefit

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Land Pooling, Farm House policy all set to unlock Delhi real estate opportunity

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Gurgaon, Noida land price may fall with fresh supply in Delhi

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DDA to raise floor area ratio for hotels by up to 66%

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DDA okays draft land pooling policy

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Land price on a high as DDA set for pooling policy

Source: Business StandardDated: 27th January 2014 Land prices on the outskirts of Delhi have risen significantly and in many cases have as much as doubled over a period of 18 months following the anno

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Farmhouse policy: THREE’S A CROWD

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DDA invites public participation to modify MPD 2021

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Partial sale of FAR in The Capital has been allowed by the new land pooling policy

Date: 19th September, 2013  Now, you can sell a portion of your Floor Area Ratio (FAR) to another developer or landowner under the modified land pooling policy in Master Plan-2021 passed by the Urban

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FDI inflows jump as companies go slowly on overseas plans

Date: 17th September, 2013                                                                                   Gloria Ganguly FDI rose 58% on a net basis to

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Freehold Rights to East Delhi colony.

Date: 13th September, 2013                                                                             Gloria Ganguly DDA (Delhi Development Authority) has announ

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SEZ: A vision gone awry

By Ajay DabasFounder Certes Realty ltd.   When the current SEZ policy was formulated it was done with the aim to provide a level playing field for domestic enterprises and manufacturers. India alread

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The key role of Spatial plans in urban renewal projects

Date: 11th September, 2013                                                                                 Gloria Ganguly Two officials said that government wil

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Housing for the Urban Poor – the Slum & JJ Clusters

Date: 10th September, 2013                                                                                   Gloria Ganguly Housing requirements for the urban

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Upgardation & Restructuring of the existing unplanned areas

Date: 10th September, 2013                                                                                 Gloria Ganguly Unplanned Areas and Traditional Inner

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Industrial land is the next target by Delhi to build homes.

Date: 7th September, 2013                                                                                     Gloria Ganguly DDA (Delhi Development Authority)

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UPA to flatter urban poor with housing

Date: 6th September, 2013                                                                                     Gloria Ganguly The Center has gone into overdriv

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FAR for housing and hospitals raised

Date: 6th September, 2013                                                                                     Gloria Ganguly Delhi Development Authority n thi

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Upgardation & Restructuring of the existing planned areas

Date: 5th September, 2013                                                                               Gloria Ganguly Large number of areas in Delhi comprises o

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Strategy for New Housing Areas by MPD – 2021

Date: 3rd September, 2013Gloria Ganguly Ensuring shelter for all has been the policy of MPD -2021. The main motto is to ensure effective housing and shelter options for all citizens either on rental o

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Housing Strategy by MPD – 2021

Date: 2nd September,                                                                                           Gloria Ganguly Ensuring shelter for all has

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Property dealings to abide by new rules of the state

Dated:12th August,2013                                                                                              Gloria Ganguly New guidelines have be

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Government wants norms be eased for Master Plan

Dated: 9th August 2013Gloria Ganguly The government wants to deliver on its assurance to the residents of unauthorised colonies. The government is looking for relaxation in Master Plan 2021 and in th

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DDA’s plan for development besides Metro corridors

Dated: 9th August 2013Gloria Ganguly Improvisation over the MPD-2021 has been taken up by DDA which would boost residential besides commercial and recreational development in the peripheral regions o

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DDA proposes for studio and service apartments

Dated: 9th August 2013Gloria Ganguly Time changes and hence changes the world around us. Finally, Delhi got the approval to build Studio and Service apartments. DDA’s proposal on the MPD – 2021 h

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DDA proposes 25% hike in FAR for Hospitals

Dated: 9th August 2013Gloria Ganguly    Delhi development authority has taken an initiative to make few changes in the MPD – 2021 to allow hospitals to increase the FAR (floor area ratio) by 25%

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Convention Centres to offer accommodation soon

Dated: 9th August 2013Gloria Ganguly Guests attending seminars and conferences might be provided with accommodation facilities by the convention centres in Delhi.According to the existing MPD guideli

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Modifying Master Plan-2021

Anamika Joshi19th July 2013 Modifications have been proposed in the Master Plan-2021 to meet Delhi’s Requirements On its website, the Delhi Development Authority gives a vivid description of its Vis

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Relief for Country Home owners by Lt. Governor of Delhi

Anamika Joshi10th July 2013 In a directive bringing much relief to farmhouse owners in South and South-West Delhi, the office of the Lt. Governor of Delhi has written to the Divisional Commissioner of

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LEGALISING UNAUTHORIZED COLONIES -A VOTEBANK STRATEGY

Anamika Joshi10th July 2013 Recently at a public event, New Delhi’s Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit spoke out on the increasing trend of authorizing slum areas and other illegal colonies into legal se

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Govt. prompts builders to ‘Go Green’

Date: 3rd July 2013Anamika Joshi DDA brings gifts to builders adopting the green policy The recently revealed Master Plan Delhi 2021, a manuscript of where the capital envisions being in the year 2021

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Further Expansion of National Capital Region

Date: 3rd July 2013Anamika Joshi The National Capital Region has expanded with the addition of three more districts – Mahendragarh, Bhiwani (both in Haryana) and Bharatpur (Rajasthan) on Monday brin

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Lal dora extension to benefit 165 illegal colonies

Source: Times of IndiaDated: 16th June 2013 NEW DELHI: At a packed Talkatora Stadium, with the audience a mix of rural and urban villagers, chief minister Sheila Dikshit declared on Saturday that her

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360 villages under Lal Dora, restriction on farm land eased

Source: PTIDated; 15th June 2013 New Delhi: In a move aimed at wooing rural voters ahead of Assembly polls, the Delhi Government on Saturday announced extension of Lal Dora to 360 more villages and li

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DJB generates energy from waste

Sewage treatment has always been a challenge for DJB. With the current waste water generation of Delhi standing at 1000 MGD for this year, DJB budgets are dwindling to treat this huge amount. Vaish co

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DDA to allow studio, service apartments in capital

Source: Hindustan TimesDated: 29th May 2013 It will soon become possible to build studio apartments and service apartments in Delhi, which were not allowed till now. The Delhi Development Authority (D

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Housing norms for government agencies also: Maken

Source: Times of IndiaDated: 6th June 2013 NEW DELHI: The government agencies such as the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) which are in construction of residential projects will have to be answerable

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Real Estate Bill leaves markets lukewarm

June 06, 2013 After hanging fire for years, the cabinet approved the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013, which promises to bring transparency to the murky sector, which has been out o

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Cabinet gives nod to Real Estate Bill

Source: PTIDated: 5th June 2013 New Delhi: A Bill providing for setting up a regulator for the real estate sector and having provisions like a jail term of up to three years for developers who make of

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105 Year Old Registration Law to Change

Builders will be bound to get registration done Safeguarding the rights of consumers, central government has amended the 105 years old Registry Law. It will be mandatory for builders to register the f

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Delhi housing needs to increase substantially by 2021

The Census in 2001 had come out with the startling fact that Delhi had a net housing shortage of 1 lakh households/dwelling units. In every 24.5 lakh houses under the category of residential and resid

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Delhi Govt. Project to Curb Corruption in Property Registration

Delhi Govt. has finally planned to come up with a transparent mechanism for people to access hassle free services without any jurisdictional issues in all 13 sub registrar offices.  Anticipated as ma

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The Master Plan hits a CENTURY with modifications. DDA confirms review by year end.

21/05/2013Towards the end of this year, Delhi Master Plan (MPD) 2021 will see over 100 modifications, as confirmed by Delhi Development Authority. Working things around a more developed and planned De

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Policy on Land pooling is approved

Ruchika Bhardwaj08. May’ 2013 The proposed modifications regarding the land pooling policy under the Delhi master plan MPD 2021 have been approved. The minister for state for Urban development,

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Industry corridor may get land near IGI

Source: Times of IndiaDated: 4th May 2013 NEW DELHI: A major portion of a 130-acre prime land adjacent to the Indira Gandhi International Airport ( IGIA), may go to the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corrido

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Delhi govt to regularise all colonies on extended Lal Dora

Source: India ExpressApril 11, 2013 In a major initiative, the Delhi government has taken an “in-principle” decision to regularise all colonies which came up on extended Lal Dora land, ben

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Online Tracker of Your Suggestion on MPD-2021

   The Delhi Development Authority has made it open for people to put their suggestion on Delhi Master Plan 2021. As a result of this invitation, DDA has already received 45,000 suggestions from

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DDA Sanctioned Land Pooling Policy

By Priyanka Das, 23 March 2013, New Delhi Delhi Development Authority finally approved the land pooling policy, which has been under discussion since quite time now. On Friday DDA cleared this policy

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DDA to discuss land pooling, farmhouses policy today

Source: Hindustan TimesDated: 22nd March 2013 NEW DELHI: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is expected to discuss two important proposals — land pooling and farmhouse policies — in a hurriedly

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DDA to Build One Lakh Affordable Houses Every Year

The Urban development Minister Kamal Nath notified on Tuesday, keeping the rising population of the capital in mind and the scarcity of houses amongst lower middle class under consideration, DDA will

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Delhi CM announces major road networks in Zone N

The Delhi government seems to be in a haste to reconcile to the realities, of the Delhi Master plan MPD 2021, which till now had fallen to the vagaries of procrastination. In a swift move, that would

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Low Income Housing in Sub Cities- DDA

Post Budget-2013-14, the most concerned area for Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to provide housing complexes for low income group in the capital. The agenda is to build up affordable housing in sub

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Call for Revision on Proposed Land Acquisition Bill

Parliamentary affairs minister Kamal Nath has called upon for a meeting of political parties addressing the concerns generated over the proposed legislation about land acquisition bill. To move furthe

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Balanced but Set Back Budget for Real Estate- 2013

The much awaited Budget 2013-14, had been held on 28th of February and the players in real estate sector are not very excited about the decision made by Finance Minister P. Chidambaram. Moreover, it i

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Invest in Land -Why?

“A funny thing happens in real estate. When it comes back up like gangbusters”- this quote can only be true in current scenario if you are intelligent enough to invest in land property. It has bec

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Invest in Land Proves Beneficial- Focused Realty Funds

Real estate fund managers are very much disappointed, as the full cycle of real estate private equity funds has come and the exit value is not up to their expectation, it is almost half of their antic

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Delhi Metro to extend to Bahadurgarh, on NH 10 (Rohtak Road)

Bahadurgarh will be the third town in Haryana to be connected with the national capital through Delhi metro as the foundation stone for the construction of 12 kilometers long metro lane was laid on 2

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Healthy Property Market for Delhi-NCR, 2013

Despite a 22% dip in real estate market compared to the first half of financial year 2011-12, financial year 2012-13 is showing a significant and consistent potential of real estate property demand.Th

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Unleashing the potential NCT : MPD 2021

  The realistic vision of Delhi Master Plan 2021 is to propagate five more sub cities within the nation’s capital, expected to be bigger than Dwarka, Rohini. To make unleashing of 60,000 hectar

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Why invest in MPD 2021, and Where?

Ramesh Menon, Director, Certes Realty ltd. How often have we heard that the prices in Central & South Delhi are either at par, or much higher than the tony areas of Tokyo, London & New York? C

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LAND ACQUISITION & URBANIZATION

How the interest of the landowners were periodically undermined by the policy makers With the tabling of the standing committee report on the LARR Bill 2011, the debate has widened whether development

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Why is general power of attorney registered?

  FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs) (on the Supreme Court Judgement of 11.10.2011 on GPA)     1. What is a general power of attorney? Ans. A general power of attorney is an instrument that

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SEZ: A vision gone awry

By Ajay DabasFounder Certes Realty ltd. When the current SEZ policy was formulated it was done with the aim to provide a level playing field for domestic enterprises and manufacturers. India already h

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Mixed Land use

By Ajay DabasFounder Certes Realty Ltd.   Headline: The modalities of mixed land use   Commercial complexes in residential areas have become more a norm than an oddity. But with Supreme Cour

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N zone of Delhi Master Plan- 2021 (MPD 2021) on the move

  By Nancy Singh Many a things about the Delhi masterplan, and the pace at which it is evolving goes unnoticed. In the past week or so, there have been affirmative reports about fast paced developmen

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Can Delhi get serious about rebuilding?

My friend and colleague Ajay Dabas does quip ponderously that “Delhi was built majestically by the British who never has 10-20-30 year(s) announced masterplans as a futuristic city, esp. focusse

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Would Delhi actually connect?

Nancy Singh There seems to be some buzz and serious intent being exemplified by the multitude of agencies under the Delhi administration. Irrespective of the various resistances, the Delhi plans, IF T

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VC-DDA to head Strategic advisory group under MPD 2021

It is reliably learnt that the LG of Delhi has constituted a core group of strategic thinkers to lend speed and positivity to the implementation of the various assignments under the Delhi master plan

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Real Estate regulator in India – A Perspective

  I entered the realty industry on a promise, in 2005, when I came back from U.S.. As someone with a prolonged stint in the corporate world, I was always impressed with the numbers, esp. the size of

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Delhi Master Plan 2021- Being notified shortly?

By Ruchika Bhardwaj (Associate-Certes Realty Ltd) During the first four months of the current calendar year, a few questions were oft repeated during most of the meetings & seminars that we attend

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Are current Gurgaon prices sustainable?

TOI reported this on 17th July 09 Haryana has entered into a deal with real estate developers to provide affordable housing and is inviting expressions of interest for building 8,000 flats in NCR area

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