New Housing Policy Likely For Urban Areas in Gujarat

The state government of Gujarat is planning to introduce a new housing policy for the urban areas in the state. The new housing policy is expected to be launched within a month. Continue reading

Focusing affordable housing, DDA Budget 2013-14 passed

Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has recently passed its budget for the year 2013-14. The main thrust of the DDA budget is affordable housing and the preservation of green areas.
Affordable housing sector is the main focus of DDA Budget 2013-14.

Affordable housing sector is the main focus of DDA Budget 2013-14.

In a meeting held on Tuesday, Delhi Development Authority passed its DDA budget for the year 2013-14. The budget is passed with a special focus on affordable houses. Besides the focus on the affordable houses, the budget includes special provision for the maintenance of green areas in the city.

Low-income housing or affordable houses will be boosted. However the development authority plans to develop the affordable houses in the outskirts of the city. Infrastructure projects also are likely to be boosted by the newly launched DDA budget.

DDA chairman Tejinder Khanna said that a chart will be prepared before the next meeting of the authority. The chart will include each project’s timeline and expected date of completion.

Once the chart is prepared, it will be easier for DDA to monitor the development of all projects and its delay. This will help the Authority accelerate the slow moving projects in the city. Continue reading