New Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority on Wednesday presented its annual budget for FY 2021-22 with an outlay of Rs 6,738 crore, while the receipts have been projected at Rs 6,749 crore. During a meeting held at Vikas Sadan, DDA Chairman and Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal approved the budget.
“Significant allocations have been made for transport infrastructure projects, such as the construction of Phase IV Metro line for the Rithala-Bawana-Narela corridor and construction of UER II (Urban Extension Road) stretch in Delhi which is being developed by the NHAI. Special emphasis has also been given on rejuvenation of water bodies and the Yamuna River Front,” a DDA statement said.
“Construction of 'housing for all' under the PMAY is in progress at Kalkaji Extension, Jailer Wala Bagh, and Kathputli colony. Construction of 7,500 EWS houses is in progress which is likely to be completed by December 2021,” the statement read.
The DDA has provided big allocations to sub-cities of Narela, Dwarka, and Rohini under development. The budget also stated that the Centre's scheme of housing for all under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY) is underway. It is likely to be completed by December.
The budget also mentioned that all the housing projects will be completed within the FY 2021-22. DDA has allocated Rs 1,100 crore for the same.
Budget 2021-22 highlights: