Question 1. Whether the loan facility will be available for the development of various projects in land poling areas?
Answer 1. This facility may be provided by the banks/financial institutions/ housing finance companies as per rules once the policy is operationalized. DDA has no role to play.
Question 2. What is the Smart City concept and Is smart city concept envisaged through this policy?
Answer 2. Cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment and application of ‘Smart’ Solutions. The focus is on sustainable and inclusive development. The core infrastructure elements in a smart city would include like adequate water supply, assured electricity supply, sanitation, including solid waste management, efficient urban mobility and public transport, affordable housing, especially for the poor, good governance, especially e-Governance and citizen participation, sustainable environment, safety and security of citizens, health and education.
Yes, it is proposed to develop world-class ‘smart’ and sustainable neighborhoods, sectors, and zones under Land Pooling Policy. In order to ensure predictable built results, ensure safer neighborhoods built on principles of universal accessibility and fostering a vibrant public realm, all the developments under the Land Policy shall also comply with additional development controls that will regulate both building level and site level aspects of new developments. The controls will cover aspects.
Question 3. What will happen to those lands which are not participating in Land Pooling policy?
Answer 3. Land Pooling is a voluntary participation scheme. However, any land, which has not been offered under land policy & is required for the public purpose of ensuring planned development of infrastructure in zones and sectors where Land Policy is applicable may be acquired. Zonal Development Plan indicates the actual & proposed use-zones designated in the 9 ‘land use’ categories stated in the Master Plan according to which the area in the Zone is to be finally developed. Uses indicated in the Zonal Development Plan will not give an automatic right to the owners to use their property/ land for the designated use. At a later stage, if the owner wants to participate in land pooling, he/she will have to surrender more land for infrastructure purposes.