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 cities to maintain the green belt in the capital. It is expected that this movement not only prove to be beneficial for lower and mid income group of Delhi but it will boost the infrastructure of the capital too.
To execute this project in more disciplined and organized way monitoring target chart with deadlines, timelines and quality control, said DDA chairman. Optimistic involvement of land owning agencies has encouraged proceeding with this project further. The total worth of disposal of land is estimated about Rs 5876.85 crore. After the recent meeting held regarding the same project the land allocation has been raised 22% compare to last year to meet the demand of affordable residential, commercial, and institutional area. The work has been already in the process in many sub places in the capital like; Rohini, Dwarka, Narela, Jasola, Bakkarwala, Maidangarhi, Kirti Nagar, Paschim Vihar, Alaknanda, etc.
With the recent hike of 400 crore in Budget 2013-14 for housing sector, the affordable housing is still in the priority. In the present financial year 4855 EWS houses and 24,660 LIG houses were planned to be gone under construction in many places across the capital. Along with the affordable housing complexes the construction work on 10 Master Plan roads is also expected to take up the action recent soon. The provision for this project is about 141 crore.
By Priyanka Das, 6 March 2013, New Delhi