Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on Thursday approved a proposal, under which, household industrial units with maximum 9 workers and 11 KW power operating in residential areas need not take mandatory clearances from labour and Industries departments and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC).
It is applicable to new industrial units of the similar types as well. It was done with a condition that no polluting industrial units will be permitted as household industry.
The decision was taken in a meeting which was conducted under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal. An official said, “The authority also approved a proposal for changing the mode of disposal of Institutional category plots from Leasehold to Freehold basis.”
Among the other modifications in MPD-2021, the Authority approved the final proposal for amalgamation of two plots up to 200 square metres as compared to 64 square metres existing in the Master Plan.
To make Delhi greener and pollution-free, the authority also approved a final proposal to change the land use of 64.22 acres of land located in ash disposal area of Badarpur Thermal Power Plant from “Manufacturing” to “Recreational.”