DDA to allot over 17,800 flats of various categories in next 1 year

11,449 flats of HIG, MIG, LIG and EWS categories will be ready by the end of October this year, while another 6,380 flats will be ready by March 2024

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New Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has decided to launch the flat allotment to around 17800 beneficiaries in two phases over the next one year, officials said. All of the upcoming DDA flats will be located in Dwarka Sector 19B, Bhakarwala near Mundka, Dwarka Sector 14, and Narela sectors A1 to A4.

Reports quoting DDA vice-president Subhasish Panda said that 11,449 flats will be ready by the end of October this year, while another 6,380 flats will be ready by March 2024. These include flats in the high income group (HIG), mid income group (MIG), low income group (LIG) as well as economically weaker sections (EWS) categories. The largest number of flats are of the MIG category.

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“Entire project is almost complete and final touches are being given to make the flats handover ready in two batches — by the end of October this year and the end of March next year,” added Panda.

Officials said that HIG or luxury flats have been built in Dwarka’s Sector 19B and are a new category for DDA as well. The luxury flats with penthouses and terrace gardens overlooking a golf course for the first time will come up in Dwarka. The society in Sector 19B will have 116 HIG flats and 14 penthouses, along with 328 EWS units. Apart from Dwarka, some of the HIG flats will also be Narela.

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The prices of these flats are yet to be finalised. Officials, however, said that they might inviting applications for the draw of lots around Diwali this year, and the allotment is expected by early next year.

“The size of the penthouses will be 266 square metres (sqm) and the HIG flats will come in two sizes of 129 sqm and 150 sqm. Meanwhile, the MIG flats will be of 84 sqm and the LIG flats will be 40 sqm,” said a DDA official.

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The flats expected to be ready by October include 2,938 HIGs, 2,491 MIGs, 316 LIGs, and 3,904 EWS category flats. Additionally, by March 2024, 1,125 HIGs, 3,396 MIGs, and 1,859 EWS units will also be ready, officials added.

DDA, till date, has undertaken 54 housing projects, which include 888 group housing societies and 118 cooperative housing societies, with a total of 417,063 flats in all categories.

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