DDA proposed constructing group housing & housing for senior citizens

By Accommodation Times News Services

housing societyDelhi Development Authority (DDA) on 9th October, Thursday announced a proposal for group housing and housing for senior citizens in the capital by developers. Housing demand in Delhi is increasing constantly resulting to which DDA is planning to cop up with the demand.

“Considering the huge demand for housing in Delhi and also the directions of MOUD to provide one million dwelling units by 2022, group housing through developers had been proposed in the Authority meeting”, DDA said in press statement. As per the proposal, a total of 214.09 hectares land is available at Rohini Sectors 40 and 41 out of which 131.62 hectares have residential land use.

DDA stated that, 50 percent of EWS housing has to be given back to DDA at a rate as determined by CPWD. They also informed of the a second proposal in the same sectors i.e. 40 and 41 where the permit was to construct and operate single room studio apartments for Sr. citizens beyond the age of 60 with participation from developers.

It is also planning to build studio apartments on 5 hectares of land, through PPP mode wherein DDA’s contribution will by way of land component and the developers will build, operate and maintain the complexes. These complexes will have all the facilities such as common kitchen, medical facilities, common rooms, reading rooms, library, offices, gym etc.

The flats will be allotted to eligible persons on rental basis after which it will be allotted to the next person in the waiting list, as per the DDA statement.

The Delhi Lt Governor has sought details as to the modalities for these schemes. The proposals, DDA said, are as per the directions of the Ministry of Urban Development aimed at providing one million dwelling units by 2022.

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