The Land Pooling Policy Approved By DDA and Delhi to Get 17 Lakh Houses

Land Pooling Policy Approved By DDA

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has approved the Land Pooling Policy allowing the city to get about 17 Lakh Housing Units for accommodating about 76 Lakh people. The officials have recently explained that the Land Pooling Policy has been approved for the benefits of the resident in the national capital. Land Pooling Policy is the highest decision by the DDA during the meeting that is chaired at Raj Niwas by the Lt Governor Anil Baijal. The Land Pooling Policy has been listed on the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and requires of the approval of the ministry. Land Pooling Policy will cover urbanisable area based on the urban extension for about 95 villages from the city.

Landowners having any size the land could participate in the Land Pooling Policy with minimum area taken for the development of about 2 hectares. With the approval of the Land Pooling Policy by Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on Friday stated that the Delhi is about to get 17 lakh houses based on the policy.

Authority’s meeting has been chaired by the Anil Baijal, Delhi Lieutenant-Governor and it has been decided that more than 5 lakh houses would be provided for Economically Weaker Section (EWS). Land Pooling Policy also awaits for the respond from Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). Only then the development plan would be executed along with many other land pooling attributes.

Restricted FAR:

Approval of the Land Pooling Policy has been based on the Floor Area Ratio (FAR) that are restricted to 200 from 400. Initially proposed FAR were 400 but with the shortage of the resources such as water and many others, the FAR of 200 only approved by the officials. With considering the availability of the resources and services, the Floor Area Ratio (FAR) of 200 has been given for the development of the scheme. Based on the availability of the water, impact on environment and requirement of the land for physical becomes more important. Using the FAR of 200, 17 lakh dwelling units has been projected by the urban body for developing houses for about 76 lakh people in the Nation’s capital.


Provision Of Land Pooling Policy For Delhi:

In the year 1961, the first Master Plan of Delhi has been formulated and The policy needs to acquire the large area of land from landowners only based on the price that has been determined by the DDA. During then, DDA would undertake master planning for selling or developing the land based on pieces. This process was acceptable when land valuations in Delhi were nominal. Land Pooling Policy has been introduced in aiding the planned development across the newly urbanized area to the highest extent and also with bringing them aboard as the developers.

According to the policy, the landowners having any kind of land could conveniently opt for the Land Pooling policy. The minimum area taken for the Land Pooling policy from the landowner needs to be 2 hectares. For promoting the inclusive and affordable housing to about 15% FAR on the above permissible FAR to the highest extent is prominent. With about 17 lakh dwelling units has been established with more than 5 lakh units are created based on the EWS.

DDA has reiterated the urban body that acts as both “facilitator and planner” and development would be taken by the developer on entities and consortiums. Integrated sector-based planning approach is followed in the process amongst the process that island of about 250 to 300 hectares eligible for developed on minimum 70% contiguous land on the sector.

Most importantly, it is raising the overall restriction of FAR to 200 and Satish Aggarwal and secretary of Federation of Housing Societies in more Developers in Delhi.  Of course, by the restricting the FAR to 200, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s is initiating this affordable housing.  There are housing policy is completely destroyed by the prices of the houses will increase by 50-60 is more difficult.  In fact, people not happy with the policy to be revised in the take a call on  There are two stage Grievance Redressal Mechanism has set up within the DDA for transparent implementation of the policy.