Lands for public utilities in Delhi will be available at Rs 1


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By hearing a major complaint of the Arvind Kejriwal government on lack of plots for hospitals, government offices or night shelters, the center, announced on Monday  that DDA will provide plots for such facilities at Rs 1 per annum.

Urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu also announced that the Centre government had decided to allot plots for public utilities and services at minimal rates.

According to Sources ” DDA will provide land for health services and non -beneficial uses such as orphanages and  maternity centers at Rs 1 per annum, the rates for offices and Delhi Transport Corporation depots too have been diminished mainly. These have been diminished from rates of commercial markets ranging between Rs 1,82,400 and Rs 6.72 lakh per square meter to the ‘no gain, no loss level’ of Rs 11,745 per square meter.

Plots for health services such as hospitals, medical colleges, dispensaries controlled by the city or central governments will be available at a minimal cost of Rs 1 per annum.

According to decision, government of Delhi will also plot from DDA at ZVR (Zonal variant rate) for offices, which ranges between Rs 23,490 to Rs 52,853 per square meter. The previous market rate was between Rs 1, 82,400 and Rs 6, 72,000 per square meter. Mentioned rates are applicable for the year 2014-2015 and 2015-2016.

Naidu said ” rates of land for schools, staff quarters and hospital of local bodies and 10% of residential rates has been reduced by Delhi government which were ranging between Rs 31,000 and Rs 75,700 per square meter, to a minimal cost of Rs 1 per annum.

Lands for graveyards, roads and crematoria, parks, playground, drainage for colonies of DDA and water supply will be allotted at a reasonable cost of Rs 1 per annum or free.




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