Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has launched 43 schemes in the last 42 years to provide affordable housing to various segments of society, the government said today.
The housing agency is also planning to provide 66,476 dwellings in various parts of the city between 2009-10 and 2014-15, Minister of State for Urban Development Saugata Roy informed the Lok Sabha during question hour.
"DDA has launched 43 housing schemes since 1967-68 to provide affordable housing to various segments of society. It has been allotting built-up flats in different categories with reservation for SC/ST, war widows and ex-servicemen," he said.
He said DDA has also allotted land to cooperative group housing societies and also for resettlement of slum dwellers.
To another question, he said the DDA has informed that housing projects in various categories are being planned and a total of 66,476 flats will be constructed between 2009-10 and 2014-15.
The above houses are to be built in various places such as Molar Bund, Jasola, Kondli, Mukherjee Nagar, Motia Khan, Ashok Nagar, Kalyan Vihar, Narela, Peetampura, Vasant Kunj, Sultangarhi, Kilokri, Rohini and Dwarka among others.