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Delhi’s Dwarka golf course to open by year end

The under-construction Dwarka golf course in Delhi will be the country's longest, spanning 159 acres with a total length of 7,377 yards. The course is expected to be ready by the end of the year and will feature luxury amenities such as audio-visual simulation rooms and capillary bunkers. It will also have one of the longest driving ranges in the country. The course will use MiniVerde grass for the greens and North Shore SLT for the fairway. Additionally, a nine-hole course and a six-hole chip and putt course are being developed. A luxury club and sewage treatment plants are also part of the project.

The golf course is expected to have several luxury features like audio-visual simulation rooms, capillary bunkers, and special Bermuda grass that is being used for the first time in the country, the officials said. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 26, 2023 10:27 PM IST

Asita East to be made G20 ready

Officials said that pumps have been installed to remove water from the upper reaches that is being diverted towards the Yamuna

A view of the Asita East near Yamuna River ITO Bridge. (Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 23, 2023 11:20 AM IST

DDA to make buying flats easier, may use PPP route

DDA plans to remove the clause that allows one person to bid for just one unit because it has an inventory of thousands of unsold flats

The clause was added to provide affordable housing to a larger part of the city population as well as prevent hoarding. However, the authority is looking to augment sales by attracting more buyers. (HT Archive)
Updated on Aug 19, 2023 11:11 PM IST

Realty expert to help DDA review schemes, boost flats sale

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has hired a private marketing agency and a real estate advisor to boost sales of its unsold inventory of flats. The move comes after the DDA incurred losses of over ₹18,000 crore in the last financial year. The marketing agency will handle advertising and promotion, while the real estate advisor will conduct a market analysis to determine why the flats remain unsold and suggest measures to increase sales. The DDA is expecting suggestions including reduced prices or increased amenities to attract buyers.

DDA has incurred losses due to an unsold inventory of around 40,000 unsold flats, most of which are in Narela. (HT photo)
Updated on Aug 12, 2023 11:31 PM IST

Process to change land use for new Ghazipur toll starts

Once this process is complete, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi will use this land to develop a new five-lane toll plaza at the border

At present, there is a two-lane toll plaza on the Delhi-Meerut expressway which sees frequent traffic snarls.  (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 11:46 PM IST

DDA seeks permission to keep some deer at Deer Park

In June, it was decided that the 600-odd deer population at the Hauz Khas Deer Park will be shifted to the Asola Bhati sanctuary

Deer seen wandering at the AN Jha Deer Park in south Delhi’s Hauz Khas. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 05, 2023 11:20 PM IST

DDA Releases exam schedule for various posts; Admit card to be released soon

DDA recruitment 2023: Examination schedule released for various posts, notice here

DDA recruitment 2023: Examination schedule released for various posts
Published on Aug 04, 2023 02:25 PM IST

‘Overwhelmed’ PM Modi shares letters of women who received ‘pucca’ houses

In the letters, the women conveyed their happiness at finally having a “safe and permanent place to call their own”.

These flats have been constructed at a cost of about <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>345 crore and are equipped with all civic amenities, including finishing with vitrified floor tiles, ceramic tiles, and Udaipur green marble counters in the kitchen, among others.
Published on Aug 04, 2023 11:59 AM IST

1,500 flats sold in new Delhi Development Authority scheme

Within a month of launching, all 50 flats in the Delhi Development Authority's residential scheme in Dwarka have been sold out, with a total of 1,500 flats booked across six locations in the city. The scheme, launched on 30 June, received an overwhelming response on the first day, with over 600 flats being booked. The most popular locations were Dwarka and Jasola, while Narela and Rohini saw the highest number of flats on offer. The scheme is still open for bookings, with no closing date announced yet.

In Jasola, which has the priciest flats for <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2.25 crore each, 24 of the 41 flats have been booked. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 30, 2023 11:58 PM IST

DDA begins drone survey of parks along river floodplains

The Yamuna enters Delhi near the Palla floodplains and exits the city near Jaitpur, covering an approximate distance of 52km

Officials said that certain areas along the floodplains are still inundated with as much as a foot of water, and the damage to these parks and projects can only be calculated once the water recedes further. (Vipin Kumar/ HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 20, 2023 11:26 PM IST

Over 1,000 DDA flats booked across Delhi on first day of scheme opening

The online booking of flats started from 12pm on Monday under DDA’s “first-come, first-serve” scheme.

DDA launched its housing scheme for over 5,600 flats across all categories at various locations of the national capital on June 30. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 12, 2023 03:47 AM IST

Haryana releases water, Delhi govt prepares for floodplains evacuation

A Delhi government official said nearly 8,000 people were evacuated till Monday evening and shifted to tents along the river

The Yamuna river was flowing 205.94 metre mark at 10pmat the water gauge installed at the Old Yamuna bridge, popular as Lohe Ka Pul. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 04:10 AM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra

DDA housing scheme 2023 phase 4 booking commences today

DDA has set a token amount of ₹50,000 for 1-BHK flats for economically weaker section applicants and ₹1 lakh for the general category.

These flats are ready-to-move-in, and during registration, individuals may need to upload proof of identity, proof of address (not necessarily from Delhi), and an EWS certificate if necessary. (Representational image)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 08:11 PM IST

DDA to allow merging flats in latest plan

Officials said that this has been done to give applicants flexibility to modify and increase living area in their allotted flats

Flats are on offer at Jasola, Narela and Rohini. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 02, 2023 11:43 PM IST

Delhi Development Authority's registration of 5500 flats starts today

DDA flat scheme 2023: The scheme will be open to the public at 5pm and allotment will be done on a “first-come, first-serve” basis.

Officials said that all allotments will be done through online applications, for which applicants need to log on to the DDA website, fill details and register to book their flats. (Representational image)
Updated on Jun 30, 2023 12:02 PM IST

DDA flats 2023: 5,500 flats in Delhi to open for registration today | Apply

DDA housing scheme 2023: According to senior DDA officials, EWS and LIG are being given more priority in this housing scheme.

Rehabilitation project of DDA at Jailorwala Bagh, in New Delhi. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 30, 2023 12:13 PM IST

Deer Park derecognised as a ‘mini-zoo’; its deer to be moved out

Overcrowded park: The population of deer in the park is estimated to have gone up from 200 in 2010 to 600 this year.

The park in Hauz Khas, officially known as the AN Jha Deer Park, will be classified as a protected forest (HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 27, 2023 03:56 PM IST

Signature View Apartment residents to take call on DDA’s package

The development authority has offered two options to residents of the crumbling apartment— buy back and reconstruction

Signature View Apartment in Mukherjee Nagar. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 27, 2023 05:56 AM IST

DDA's 5,000 flats up for grabs, apply starting June 30 | Prices and options

Delhi Development Authority introduces special housing scheme. Choose your dream home in Delhi with first-come-first-serve bookings.

The booking, completely online, is starting on June 30, those interested can visit the DDA website.
Published on Jun 16, 2023 04:43 PM IST

Signature View in Delhi set to be vacated next week

Residents on Thursday said that they are waiting to receive the minutes of Wednesday’s meeting between DDA and LG VK Saxena to give a final nod so that the legal formalities can be started

In January, LG VK Saxena asked DDA to dismantle the complex after an IIT-D report deemed it unfit for habitation. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 15, 2023 11:56 PM IST

Five sports facilities in Dwarka, Rohini to open by year-end

Another key project, an 18-hole golf course in Dwarka Sector 24 spread across 166 acre, is also scheduled to be thrown open by year-end

The land owning authority has also started work on one of the Capital’s largest integrated sports complexes in Dwarka Sector 19B. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 10, 2023 10:41 PM IST

DDA to build new ghat on Yamuna, 100km cycle track in Delhi

The tracks will be developed in three phases, and some of them will pass through various parks and green areas, the officials said

Officials said that the plan includes 2.5-metre-wide cycle tracks and two-metre-wide pedestrian tracks. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)
Updated on Jun 10, 2023 05:08 AM IST

Upgrading schools beyond Delhi Development Authority’s mandate: High Court

The ruling will open the path for the private schools to expand their areas and create more infrastructure

The Delhi high court’s judgment comes on an appeal by DDA against an earlier single judge order that ruled in favour of the schools. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 03:20 AM IST

SC asks DDA to halt demolitions in Vishwas Nagar for a week

The Supreme Court issued the direction on humanitarian grounds to enable residents, mostly slum dwellers, to evict on their own

The court also agreed to consider rehabilitation. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on May 22, 2023 02:25 PM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

NGT’s nod to lighthouse on Yamuna floodplains in Delhi

The project, however, will still require a clearance by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), NGT said

The lighthouse is intended for surveillance and security of the area. (Representational image)
Updated on May 20, 2023 11:31 PM IST

DDA flags fake websites selling flats in Delhi

Officials said that the launch of a new DDA housing scheme will be announced only on DDA’s official website — www.dda.gov.in

A statement from DDA said that www.ddahousingyojana.com and www.ddaflat.org.in were the two fake websites used to “sell” or allot DDA flats. (Image for representation)
Updated on May 17, 2023 04:42 AM IST

Revived by residents, pond in Delhi’s Dwarka now contaminated by toxic sewage

According to residents of sectors 22, 23 and the nearby Pochanpur village, the discharge of sewage on Wednesday into the pond was through DDA’s trunk drain-II

Dead fish floating on the surface of the pond. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on May 05, 2023 03:26 AM IST

LG: Treat 95% of Delhi’s daily sewage generation by June

Saxena said this in remarks made on Friday, while he was chairing the fourth meeting of a high-level committee on rejuvenation of the Yamuna, officials present at the session said on Saturday

Asking officials to speed up Delhi’s sewage treatment capacity, VK Saxena said at present, the Capital generates 768 million gallons a day. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 22, 2023 11:28 PM IST

Delhi Development Agency conducts draw of lots for Jailorwala Bagh flats

Officials said that 1,675 EWS flats of 400 square feet area are likely to be ready for possession by the end of July, at a total cost of ₹421.81 crore

The eligible families will have to pay <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1,71,000, which includes <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1,41,000 as beneficiary contribution of the flat and <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>30,000 as maintenance charge for five years. This is after providing a subsidy of around <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>24 lakh on every flat. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 11:44 PM IST

Delhi forests to be upgraded in eco-friendly manner

The department has already begun revamping the 17 forests in the city, with changes that include the creation of amphitheatres and eco-huts, bio-toilets, solar-powered lighting, and water bodies

The 16 parameters for revamping the forests were identified after looking at best practices abroad. (HT Archive)
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 12:11 AM IST
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