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DDA says talks on to bring parks, schools to unauthorised colonies

DDA officials, who attended the session, said there were five key takeaways — ensuring local participation in future planning; promoting green energy for transportation in Delhi, including more cycling networks and focus on public transport.

Response of UP authorities 'highly unsatisfactory', alleges NGT-appointed panel on Yamuna cleaning

A committee appointed by the NGT to monitor the Yamuna river cleaning operation found that the response of the Uttar Pradesh authorities in this regard has been "highly unsatisfactory".


DDA not handing over sites for mohalla clinics, Delhi govt tells HC

Delhi government’s additional standing counsel Sanjoy Ghose also told the bench that apart from the DDA, various other local agencies, including the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Delhi Jal Board (DJB), were creating hurdles in setting up the mohalla clinics on land owned by them.

Delhi High Court gives relief to school razed 40 years ago, DDA to allot land

Forty-two years ago, the minority school that catered to children from Sadar Bazar was one of many buildings razed to the ground. While residents of the area were shifted to Inderlok, the school was replaced in a DDA colony and never got another land.

Delhi: Land pooling policy has farmers worried

At the public hearings on modifications to the DDA’s land pooling policy, rural landowners voiced concerns that certain conditions of the policy will marginalise them completely.

DDA’s new land pooling policy irks developers

Following the changes, effected in January, residential FAR has been reduced to 180, in effect reducing the number of houses in any given society by half.


Family to get DDA flat after 39 years due to Delhi High Court directive

A Delhi resident had applied for the flat in the DDA's residential scheme in 1979 and was declared successful for the allotment. The man, J C Madan, died in 1984 and his wife and son were pursuing the matter with the authorities.

DDA nod to Master Plan amendments

Another amendment will allow traders to use upper floors of shopping centres for commercial purposes after paying the required charges, a DDA official said.

Delhi HC pulls up DDA, woman’s four-decade wait for shop ends

The court lamented that the case aptly exemplifies the fate of a common citizen who has to deal with public authorities. 

38-year delay in Narela corridor appalling: Delhi HC

The bench said that the DDA allotted land for the IFC to various authorities and persons, and thereafter “slept over the matter” without ensuring implementation of court orders to shift the trade of chemicals and dangerous explosives there.

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DDA announces winners of housing scheme, faces protest

DDA Vice Chairman Balvinder Kumar addresses media during the draw process of DDA housing scheme 2014, at DDA head office in New Delhi.