Haryana notifies affordable plotted housing policy

CHANDIGARH: To achieve the goal of providing houses for all, Haryana government has notified the Affordable Plotted Housing Policy 2016 for low and medium potential towns under Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojna.

The policy will facilitate creation of additional affordable housing stock in the low and medium potential towns of the state, an official spokesperson of Haryana Town and Country Planning Department said today.

The Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojna aims at developing ‘high density plotted colonies’ in low and medium potential towns where small plots are made available through a liberal policy framework. All projects are be required to be completed within seven years from the date of granting licence.

The projects would be allowed in residential zone of notified development plans of low and medium potential towns of the state.

Under this policy, not more than 30 per cent of the net planned area under residential zone, inclusive of 20 per cent area limit for group housing projects, can be allowed for projects, he said.

The minimum and maximum net planned area for such projects would be five acres and 15 acres respectively. Not more than 10 per cent of the licenced area should fall under sector roads, the spokesperson said.

The maximum permissible area of a plot shall be 150 sq metres. The coloniser would transfer 10 per cent area of the licenced colony free of cost to the government for community facilities, he said, adding registration of independent floors in plots and stilt parking would be allowed.

Allotment of 50 per cent residential plots covering saleable area (excluding 50 per cent area frozen by the department) would be undertaken in the first phase by the licencee or coloniser, the spokesperson said.

However, the coloniser would also carry out development works simultaneously on the frozen area also.

He made it clear that 15 per cent area mortgaged towards Internal Development Works (IDW) would be part of 50 per cent area frozen by the department up to completion of IDW in the colony.

Credits ET Realty

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