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Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojana - DDJAY Affordable Housing Scheme Plots

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Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojana - DDJAY Affordable Housing Scheme Plots

Each year on 1st November the state of Haryana celebrates its statehood, this year it was the Golden Jubilee of this statehood when the Prime Minister Narendra Modi graced the occasion with his presence. The Prime Minister on the 1st November 2016 announced the Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojana for the state of Haryana. This scheme is going too implemented within the next three years and aims at creating more than 1 lac homes for the residents of the state at affordable prices. The houses will be allotted to the applicants based on their current living condition and their socio-economic status. The state of Haryana has been the birthplace of a number of talents that have shined at various levels national and international to bring respect to the nation. The state is the home of many athletes that compete at international levels to bring grandeur to the nation. Haryana covers about 44 thousand sq kms in terms of area and is the 21st largest state of the nation. The state is the eighteenth largest in terms of its population cover and it is densely populated.

The Golden Jubilee of Haryana was celebrated on 1st November 2016 at Gurugram, where the Prime Minister honered the crowd with his presence. A lot of other well-known personalities including the state Chief Minister were also present on the occasion when it was announced that the Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojana is going to be formally implemented in the state. Low cost high density colonies in various locations will be built for the purpose of rehabilitation for over 1 lac families by the next three years. The areas for this colonies will be based in various locations as per land and area availability across the state and are expected to be dispersed across various low and medium potential areas of the state. The scheme will cover the various private developers in the state for building these colonies under the supervision of the state government. The main objective of the scheme will be focused on building 2 lac houses by the year 2022.

The Governor of Haryana is pleased to publish the following 'Affordable Plotted Housing Policy for Low and Medium Potential Towns' known as "Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojana" under the provisions of Section 9A of the Haryana Development and Regulation of Urban Areas Act, 1975 and any other corresponding statute governing development of plotted housing colonies on the subject:-


(i) This policy shall be known as ''Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojana'. This policy is intended to encourage the development of high density plotted colonies in Low and Medium Potential towns of the State wherein small plots are made available through a liberal policy framework.

(ii) All such projects shall be required to be necessarily completed within 7 years (5+2 years) from the date of grant of licence.


(i) The projects under this policy shall be allowed only in the residential zone of the notified Development Plans of Low and Medium Potential towns of the State. Further, in any residential sector not more than 30% of the net planned area under residential zone, inclusive of the 20% area limit allowed for group housing projects, can be allowed for projects under this policy. However, if a residential sector has an area of less than 50 acres, one such project shall be allowed upto 15 acres.

(ii) The minimum and maximum net planned area for such projects shall be 5 acres and 15 acres respectively irrespective of the Development Plan where such project is proposed. Not more than 10% of the licenced area should fall under sector roads.

(iii) The first licence may be obtained for an area of 5 acres or more and additional licence for minimum 2 acres can be obtained to take the aggregated area of colony upto 15 acres.

(iv)Grant of licence shall be considered under this policy, initially, against 20% group housing area limit in such sector. Once the area under 20% limit stands exhausted on account of either group housing licences or affordable housing policy 2013 projects or under the present policy; grant of any further licence under this policy shall be considered only upto a further limit of 10% of the net planned area under residential zone of such sector.


(i) The applications for licence received under this policy should be made in the format as prescribed in the Rule 3 of the Haryana Development and Regulations of Urban Areas Rules, 1976 and the said Rules shall be applicable mutatismutandis for processing of the application under this policy.

(ii) The opening window for receipt of licence applications under this policy shall be 90 days from the notification of this policy. During this period) In case, the receipt of licence applications in a particular sector for area is less than the total area permitted in that sector under this policy, then all the eligible applications shall be considered for grant of licence subject to the minimum area norm of 5 acres and maximum area norm of 15 acres. Applications shall be entertained on an ongoing basis till the availability of area in any specific sector and/or any specific development plan vis-a-vis the area limits prescribed under this policy gets licenced. b) In case the receipt of licence applications in a particular sector for area is more than total area permitted in that sector under this policy, then: -

  1. Every applicant shall be eligible for minimum 5.00 acres and the balance area shall be allowed to every applicant in proportion to the balance permitted area viz-a-viz balance applied area.
  2. However, if all the applications cannot be accommodated in view of minimum area norms, then the DGTCP may consider all applications by increasing the permitted area up to 40% of net planned area of residential sector. If all the applications cannot be considered even within 40% of net planned area, then draw of lots shall be conducted.

(iii) After receipt of application, complete in all respects, from an applicant, the decision regarding either issuance of LOI or return/rejection of licensee application shall be conveyed to the applicant within a period of six months from the receipt of application.

(iv) Though the policy does not prescribe any cap on the allotment rate of plots, it is envisaged that with a regular and adequate supply of high density residential plotted colonies under this policy, the market forces shall ensure that the rates of plots are affordable in such colonies.

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