The much awaited draw for Delhi Development Authority’s (DDA) housing scheme has got further delayed.
The draw of lots, which was initially scheduled to be held on November 5, was postponed to November 10 after delay in the processing of applications. DDA vice chairman Balvinder Kumar had told Hindustan Times on Sunday that the draw is likely to be held on November 12 after successful trial runs but the land development agency has now discovered that there are still a lot of discrepancies in the applications submitted for the housing scheme.
DDA has now provided more time to applicants for checking out their applications online and get errors rectified, if any. “It has been decided to provide another opportunity to the applicants by DDA so that they can check discrepancies in application filed by them and the data displayed on our website,” said a DDA spokesperson.
Applicants can visit the DDA website to check their applications online and in case of any discrepancy in the details submitted, they can report these directly to the Director (Systems), DDA at 011-24694157 to get the errors rectified.
The spokesperson said that this has been necessitated as even till Monday DDA is receiving corrections from the banks. DDA is facing problems from some banks such as Punjab National Bank, the data on applications received from which are still incomplete.
The total number of applications received by DDA for the housing scheme now stands at 10,08,700. DDA is yet to give a new deadline for holding the draw of lots.
DDA has started holding trial runs of the draw of lots from Monday and will continue as an effort is being made to compress the time being taken for the draw, the spokesperson said. On Monday, data of nearly five lakh applications were used to conduct a mock draw. “Initially, the data was taking more time for the draw and now it is being reduced to a minimum possible,” she said.