FAR News

FAR raised but does not go far enough

Rise in ground coverage and floor area ratio will help home supply only when height and density norms are eased

Integrated townships: today and tomorrow

There is little doubt that they are the format of the future when it comes to city development,if state governments can remove the hurdles


DDA invites views on farmhouse policy

The Delhi Development Authority on Saturday issued a notification inviting suggestions for and objections to the farmhouse policy,which aims to regularise farmhouses built before February 2,2007.

AMC bats for highrises along BRTS corridors to meet housing demands

Both investors and owners of buildings alongside Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) corridors will soon have a reason to rejoice.

Extra FAR to recast illegal colonies: LG

Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna on Monday said private developers could “participate” in the development process of the city’s unauthorised colonies which have been recently regularised.

Master Plan review: Revision of building bylaws suggested

The suggestions ranged from redevelopment to transport,with extra focus on improved mobility.


‘Only new societies can avail increased FAR’

According to the land agency,the increased FAR can only be availed by a group housing society in case they construct an additional tower and block.

Kamal Nath says illegal colonies an example of a wrong Master Plan,no option now but to regularise all

Union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath on Friday said the government would ensure regularisation of all the 1,639 unauthorised colonies in Delhi,of which 900 will be regularised soon.

All illegal vertical sub-division of residential plots to be regularised

In a major policy decision,the Haryana government has decided to regularise all floor wise sub-division of residential plots that were illegally registered as well as other violations of building bylaws before the state came up with the policy to allow vertical sub-division of houses,provided you pay a fee.

citybriefs: Power cuts as demand soars

With the power demand going up,outages lasting up to three hours were reported from across the city on Wednesday.