By Accommodation Times News Services
Settlement of 1639 Unauthorised Colonies in Delhi has been reported during past 2-3 decades.
The Master Plan of Delhi – 2021 stipulates that Unauthorised Colonies in Delhi pose a serious human problem as huge population is living in these colonies. Such Colonies are identified by the Govt. of National Capital Territory of Delhi and are regularized as per the Government orders issued from time to time. It is ensured that for improvement of physical and social infrastructure, the minimum necessary / feasible level of services and community facilities are provided.
A multi-pronged housing strategy with emphasis on housing for urban poor and for delivery of serviced land involving private sector, public agencies and co-operative societies etc has been developed.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Urban Development Smt. Deepa Dasmunshi in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha