DDA to take up 6 slum development projects

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After the redevelopment of Kathputli Colony and Kalkaji Extension, DDA will take up work on six new in situ slum redevelopment projects across the city based on PPP. The locations are Rohini sectors 18 and 19, Kirti Nagar, Shalimar Bagh, Dilshad Garden and Kusumpur Pahadi (near Vasant Vihar). The nodal agency has engaged an agency to carry out surveys in the slum clusters at Rohini, Dilshad Garden, Kirti Nagar and other areas to identify the beneficiaries as per Delhi Slum and JJ Rehabilitation and Relocation Policy, 2015, Vice-chairman Tarun Kapoor informed that DDA will be engaging technical consultants-cum-transaction advisors for preparing DPRs, feasibility reports and bid documents. The projects would be carried out on design, build, finance, operate and transfer basis. The redevelopment of slums situated on DDA land is being done to eventually make Delhi slum-free and achieve the mission of housing for all by 2022. DDA is trying to attract private investment and is carrying out rehabilitation work in 23 slum clusters in phases. The beneficiary families will get a flat with two rooms, kitchen, bathroom, water closet and balcony with basic amenities.

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