NEW DELHI: Authorities said the top decision-making body in the Department for Disarmament Affairs on Wednesday gave the green light to the metropolitan authority’s new online housing project that is set to launch next year. They said that about 1,210 apartments will be provided under the scheme for various apartment categories in places such as Dwarka, Jassula, Manglapuri and Vasant Kunj.
A senior official said the scheme will be completely online via the AWAAS program recently developed by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) from application processing to apartment acquisition.
The decision was made during an online meeting of the authority, chaired by the Deputy Governor of Delhi and Head of Department of Disarmament Affairs Anil Baijal, on Tuesday.
The Department for Disarmament Affairs said in a statement: “The new year will bring good news to homebuyers as the authority has approved the launch of the 2021 DDA Online Housing Plan.”
The applicant will only have to visit the DDA for purpose of the execution deed. In addition, it was decided “not to charge a preferential location fee for DDA apartments” as previously decided, he said.
He added, “The commission agreed to offer residential packages for group homes by electronic auction that was previously allocated to registered housing cooperative societies based on the recommendation of the Royal Commission for Associations.”
This will allow individuals (a group of people, companies, or companies) and developers from the private sector to participate in a competitive manner, resulting in high-quality apartments.
In addition, a 15 percent EWS component as per the provisions of the Delhi Master Plan 2021 is mandatory for people in the EWS category or community service personnel in line with the Government of India’s Housing for All initiative, according to the statement.
The metropolitan authority said the meeting was also attended by Deputy Chief of Disarmament Affairs Anurag Jin and other members of the authority, including Vijender Gupta, Somnath Bharti, OB Sharma and Dilip Kumar Pandey.