DDA's 2021 housing scheme launched; over 1,350 flats on sale
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has on Saturday launched its new housing scheme for 2021, under which over 1,350 flats are on sale. There are a total of 1,354 flats, and most of them fall in the High-Income Group (HIG) and Middle-Income Group (MIG) categories. According to officials, the last date for submitting applications online for these flats is February 16. Here's more.
Of the 1,354 flats on sale, 254 come under the HIG category and are located in Dwarka, Rohini, Paschim Vihar, Jasola, and Vasant Kunj. Meanwhile, 757 are MIG category flats located in Dwarka, Rohini, Vasant Kunj, Jahangirpuri, and Madipur. Then, there are 52 Low-Income Group (LIG) flats in Dwaraka and Rohini. Officials stated 291 flats have been set aside for the economically weaker sections.
The DDA will process the applications, payments, and possession letters completely online through the AWAAS software. "People will have to come to the DDA office just once to execute the conveyance deed," an official said. Those purchasing flats under the DDA's housing scheme would also be eligible for availing the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana subsidy scheme, provided that the necessary criteria are met.
"The new year will bring good news for the home buyers as the authority has approved launching of the DDA Online Housing Scheme 2021," stated the DDA earlier. It was also decided that there will be no Preferential Location Charges for DDA flats. Also, it said that the applicants will be required to visit the DDA only for the purpose of the execution deed.
Further, the DDA has advised prospective buyers to visit the sites and also inspect the flats before submitting applications for the same. "We have provided the contact numbers of officials who will be present on the sites to show the sample flats," another official said.
The cost of the flats on sale under the DDA's 2021 housing scheme ranges between Rs. 27.5 lakh to Rs. 2.1 crore, according to reports. The three-bedroom HIG flats in Jasola are priced between Rs. 1.97 crore and Rs. 2.1 crore, while those in Vasant Kunj cost Rs. 1.72 crore. Meanwhile, the MIG flats will be available for Rs. 1.2 crore.
Following three unsuccessful housing schemes, DDA is expecting a good response to this year's scheme as the flats on sale are quite spacious and located in well-connected areas. DDA officials are hopeful of selling HIG flats despite their high prices. To recall, the costliest DDA flats sold until this year were the HIG ones in Vasant Kunj priced at Rs. 1.7 crore in 2019.