DDA Houses:- 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 built 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,
- About 24,000 houses will be built for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) category people.
- Some Changing has been made by the government, now the annual household income is less than 3 lakh instead of previously less than 1 lakh annual income.
- The government will construct 25,000 units for Lower Income Group family including households whose annual income between Rs 3 lakh and Rs 6 lakh.
The government renewed the scheme in June 2015 with the target to build two crore houses by 2022, the scheme is previously known as “housing for all”. It is also meant to benefit women, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.Housing for all by 2022” has taken its steps further as to the mission the scheme is being worked.
The seven locations where the houses will be built areas — in Kalkaji, Jailorwala Bagh, and Kathputli Colony — are being constructed in situ. The other in-house projects will come up in Narela, Vasant Kunj, Sultan Garhi, and Dwarka.