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DDA rolls out Housing Scheme 2016 for 13,000 flats of all categories

In order to provide affordable flats to different categories of people, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on Friday announced to roll out its Housing Scheme 2016. The authority, under its plan, informed to construct over 13,000 flats and majority of them will be lower-income-group (LIG), Janta and EHS flats. 

“As planned earlier, the DDA has come up with a new housing scheme under which focus has been given to provide flats to middle and lower strata of people. The scheme consists of a large number of surrendered/cancelled flats of the earlier (2014) scheme,” said an official after getting the final go ahead from the Lieutenant Governor.

According to the officials, a proposal of the housing scheme this year was placed before the authority meeting under which a total of 13,148 flats of different categories were proposed for disposal. The authority proposed to dispose of 11,671 flats under LIG/one-room category, 563 under EHS (expandable), 437 under Janta, 398 under MIG and 79 under HIG category. 

The LIG flats will be of approximately 28.34 to 52.63 sqm and its tentative price will range between Rs 14.95 lakh and Rs 28.54 lakh. The EHS flats will be of approximately 24.19 to 77.57 sqm and its tentative price will range between Rs 11.76 lakh and Rs 77.57 lakh. 

The Janta flats will be of nearly 18.85 to 30.45 sqm and its tentative price will range between Rs 6.68 lakh to Rs 15.15 lakh. Area of MIG flats will be approximately 64.04 to 109.88 sqm and its price will be Rs 30.23 lakh to Rs Rs 70.07 lakh. The HIG flats will cost between Rs 41.62 lakh to Rs 1.40 crore and its area will be nearly 77.57 to 142.46 sqm.

The localities of flats are across the city mainly Sarita Vihar, Jasola, Dwarka, Pitampura, Sukhdev Vihar, Narela, Rohini, Jahangirpuri, Loknayakpuram, Dilshad Garden, Paschim Vihar, Bindapur, Mukherjee Nagar, etc. 

The authority will also develop civic infrastructures, like schools, playgrounds, commercial complexes, parks, parking places, community centres and health centres in the region.

“The flats will be made available at lower prices in comparison to the previous affordable housing schemes. The cost of a total of 11,544 flats which were surrendered/cancelled under the 
Housing Scheme-2014 shall remain the same as was in 2014. 

The registration fee shall be as under: For Janta, LIG-one room and EHS Rs one lakh; MIG and HIG Rs 2 lakh. Applicants will be allowed a maximum of seven choices of localities and will be received with both the options of offline and online bookings,” added the official.
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