#WeeklyNewsRoundup: DDA Extends Deadline For 2017 Housing Scheme
The Delhi Development Authority has extended the deadline for the 2017 housing scheme by a month (till September 11), after receiving a lukewarm response from the public. Sources said the land-owning agency has received close to 8,000 applications against the 12,072 flats which were up for sale.
Getting approval for building plans in licensed colonies is about to get quicker in Haryana. Under its self-certification policy, the state Department of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) has issued direction to dispose applications for building plan approval for individual houses within five working days.
By 2020, the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi will have a dedicated terminal and parking bays for private planes. The new terminal seeks to provide faster access to chartered flights as well as reduce congestion in Terminal-1 from.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to frame a separate policy on how gardens and playgrounds will be developed in the next 20 years under its development plan. The BMC has proposed to create around 4,000 acres of playgrounds and gardens in the new DP, besides old-age homes, working women's hostel and affordable housing.
Source: Media reports