Development Authority - DDA
The Delhi Development Authority was created in 1957 under
the provisions of the Delhi Development Act "to promote
and secure the development of Delhi." Ever since its
inception in 1957, Delhi Development Authority has pioneered
the process of development in the city. A Master
Plan was formulated by DDA in 1962, which ensured a
balanced development of Delhi
by creating new residential extension areas which were self-contained
and provided a healthy and secure environment. The plan
was revised in 1982 and now DDA is all set to meet the challenge
of accommodating the needs of the projected population of
128 lakhs by the end of this decade with its comprehensive
Master Plan for
DDA has played a vital role in the orderly-yet-rapid development
of Delhi. The city
has become the residence of choice for more than 11 million
people and this number continues to increase.
DDA has so far acquired 67354.88 acres of land
and out of which 59504 acres have already been developed.
- 30713.95 acres developed for residential
- 3250.45 acres developed for Industrial purposes.
- 8890.70. acres developed for Horticulture purposes.
- 10512.73 acres developed for Govt. & Semi Govt. &
for other departments for providing public facilities.
- 6583.31 acres for slum and JJ (MCD).
- 5806.15 acres for Cooperative Societies (CHBS).
- 281.91 acres for 100m Road Narela Project 2
- 14.38 acres for 80m Road Narela Project
- 87.50 acres for utilization in Delhi Noida Bridge
- 1013.80 acres balance with DDA.
DDA provides convenient and decentralised
and workplaces nearer to places of residence
to make the life of its resident more convenient and comfortable.