Land Pooling Policy
The new urban landscape envisaged to be developed in L zone of Dwarka is a major initiative taken in the field of urban housing by DDA through new Land Pooling Policy in Delhi. It is a most unique step taken by the authority under the Master Plan Delhi 2021 to realize the dream of ‘Smart City’ goal in a timely manner around Delhi under Land Pooling Policy, Delhi.
Notified by MoUD (S.O 2687) dated 05/09/2013, the new land pooling policy is explained as a piece of land owned by individuals or group of owners that they in a legal bound manner transfer to the land pooling agency. The agency thus retaining, proportionately, a certain part of the land returns back the remaining one for construction purposes.
The need for land pooling policy in Delhi Zone arose due to failure of DDA in providing adequate shelter for everyone in Delhi giving birth to urban problem like traffic congestion, pollution, etc. Since its foundation in 1963, DDA has only been able to construct 11 lakh homesoffered both as CGHS and DDA Housing Scheme against a total population of 1.70 cr. even leading to around 50 lakh population residing in unauthorized colonies.
Under the latest land pooling policy l zone and other zones as well in Delhi, the land would be pooled under DDA and Land owners (Society, Builder or Farmers) on (Public Private Partnership Model) according to the parameters set by DDA and Urban Planning and Development Ministry of India. Ratio for 5 to 50 acres land is 48:52 and for more than 50 acres ration is bound to 60:40.