DDA receives 20,000 applications for new housing scheme
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has received around 20,000 applications for its new housing scheme, for which the last date for submitting applications is September 11, according to a senior official. The initial deadline for submission was August 11, but DDA authorities had extended it by a month, following poor response from people till July-end.
“After extending the date, the total number of applications received stand at about 20,000. We will get full details across different categories by September 11,” a senior DDA official told PTI.
The 2017 Housing Scheme, which offers 12,000 flats for four income categories, was launched on June 30. The flats are spread across Rohini, Dwarka, Narela, Vasant Kunj, Jasola, Pitampura, Paschim Vihar and Siraspur. Of the 12,000 flats, around 10,000 unoccupied ones are from the 2014 housing scheme, while 2,000 have been lying vacant.
The price of flats range from close to Rs 7 lakh to over Rs 1.26 crore. The four categories of houses are — HIG (High Income Group) with 87 flats ranging from Rs 53.52 lakh to Rs 126.81 lakh; MIG (Middle Income Group) with 404 flats ranging from Rs 31.32 lakh to Rs 93.95 lakh; LIG/one-bed room flats numbering 11,197 and ranging from Rs 14.50 lakh to Rs 30.30 lakh; and 384 Janta flats ranging from Rs 7.07 lakh to Rs 12.76 lakh. For the LIG (Lower Income Group) category, the registration fee will be Rs 1 lakh while for Middle Income Group and High Income Group flats, Rs 2 lakh will be charged.