New Delhi: In a pro-poor move, the Delhi Development Authority is going to construct 33, 000 new flats in the financial year 2013-14. Out of which, 24, 660 LIG flats and 4, 855 EWS flats will be built. A total of 3000 flats will be constructed at slum areas.

The budget proposal was approved in the meeting presided over by Lieutenant Governor and DDA Chairman Tejendra Khanna on Tuesday. As per the budget proposal, the construction of 30, 813 flats are underway during the financial year 2012-13. Out of which, 4321 flats are ready for possession.

In addition to it, LIG and EWS flats will be constructed at Dwarka, Narela and Rohini during the new financial year, while 3, 000 flats will be built for slum dwellers. Rs 1238.75 crore have been allocated for this.

In order to maintain good environment of greenery in the national capital, the DDA will spend Rs 756 crore during the financial year 2013-14. Several parks including Yamuna Diversity Park and Yamuna River Front will be renovated.    

The budget has also a provision for construction of two flyovers and five Railway Over Bridge over urban extension road. An underpass will be constructed at Rohini with an estimated cost of Rs 200 crore.

DDA also approved a proposal for Rs 300 crore for the Delhi Metro Rail Nigam for third phase. DDA will also provide Rs 13.50 crore for the extension of metro from Mundka to Bahadurgarh (Haryana).

A total of Rs 2543 crore will be spent on developmental works at Rohini, Dwarka, Narela, Jasola, Okhla, Maidan Garhi, Kirti Nagar, Paschim Puri and Alaknanda. Five kalyan mandaps will be constructed with an estimated cost of Rs 50 crore.


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