And again DDA has shifted its new housing scheme to the end of march. Under the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) will make about 50,000 housing units for economically weaker sections (EWS) and low-income group (LIG) families in the capital by the end of 2018. The housing units which will be build under this, which will come up at seven locations in the city, are meant to provide affordable housing in urban areas under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.
50,000 DDA houses to build by end of 2018 for EWS category
Following major details of the scheme are –
The categories under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana has been redefined now ,
- Under the scheme, more than 24,000 units will be made for people belonging to the EWS category.
- The category has been redefined under the scheme to include households with an annual income of less than Rs 3 lakh (from the former Rs 1 lakh).
- 25,000 units will be constructed for LIG families, including households with an approximate income between Rs 3 lakh and Rs 6 lakh.
The Yojana, previously known as the “housing for all” scheme and re-launched in June 2015, seeks to build two crore houses by 2022. It is also meant to benefit women, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.Housing for all by 2022” has taking its steps more further as to the mission the scheme is being worked.
The seven locations where the houses will be buit are as — in Kalkaji, Jailorwala Bagh and Kathputli Colony — are being constructed in situ. The other inhouse projects will come up in Narela, Vasant Kunj, Sultan Garhi and Dwarka.
Principal Commissioner Land Disposal at DDA, J P Agarwal, told The Indian Express that the housing scheme will cost about Rs 15 lakh per unit at the current rate. However, the “housing will be sufficiently subsidised for EWS families, since the cost of land is not recovered from them”.
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