DDA told to stop regularisation of farm houses: Centre


The central government has asked the Delhi Development Authority to stop the process of regularisation of farm houses, until amendments to the regularising policy are notified by the competent authorities

The centre has told the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) that the process for regularisation of farm houses should be stopped immediately, until amendments to the regularising policy are notified, the Lok Sabha was informed on April 11, 2017.

According to DDA, as per the Master Plan of Delhi (MPD) 2021, the villages containing existing farm house clusters, are notified as Low Density Residential Area (LDRA) and the policy of LDRA has already been notified, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said. He was responding in a written reply, to a question on the status of farm houses in the national capital.

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“The North and South Delhi Municipal Corporations have informed that no new permission for construction of farm houses have been granted after the gazette notification of DDA regarding LDRA. The East Delhi Municipal Corporation has informed that there is no farm house in their jurisdiction,” Ahir said.

The union minister further informed the lower house that the amendments in the LDRA provisions of MPD 2021 and regularisation and regulation of existing farm houses, have been processed by the DDA as per the relevant provisions under the Delhi Development Act, 1957 and have been forwarded to the Union Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), for consideration.

“The MoUD has conveyed to the DDA that the process for regularisation be stopped immediately, until amendments to the regularising policy are notified with the approval of the competent authority,” he said.

 

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