DDA al­lots plots to 750 ap­pli­cants of Ro­hini scheme

Accommodation Times - - Feature -

The long wait ends for the ap­pli­cants of Ro­hini 1981 Ro­hini Res­i­den­tial Scheme, fi­nally the 750 in­di­vid­u­als re­ceived their plots on 8 Au­gust, from the new draw held by Delhi Devel­op­ment Au­thor­ity (DDA) for al­lot­ment of lands.

The to­tal plots al­lot­ted were as per the el­i­gi­bil­ity cri­te­ria, out of to­tal 750 plots there were 639 LIG plots and 111 Janta plots have been al­lot­ted in the draw. Ac­cord­ing to the DDA, 82,384 ap­pli­cants had reg­is­tered for the scheme, which was launched in 1981.The first draw was held in 1982 and, sub­se­quently, draws were con­tin­u­ously held un­til 2007.

Up to 2007, 55,169 ap­pli­cants had been al­lot­ted plots while around 25,298 ap­pli­cants of all cat­e­gories were wait­listed. An­other mega draw was held in 2012 and out of 25,298 wait­listed reg­is­trants, 24,668 were al­lot­ted plots on June 12 the same year.

DDA of­fi­cial said, “With this draw, all ap­pli­cants of the 1981 Ro­hini Res­i­den­tial Scheme have been al­lot­ted plots and the scheme now stands closed.”

DDA de­cided to held the draw af­ter the Supreme Court or­dered the au­thor­ity to al­lot de­vel­oped plots to the re­main­ing ap­pli­cants of the scheme within four months. The court had made it clear to the land-own­ing agency that the plots have to be de­vel­oped ones, which means they must have ba­sic ameni­ties such as roads, elec­tric­ity and wa­ter.

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