The ruling government has been extremely target-oriented regarding launched initiatives that encompass varied gamut ranging from health, hygiene, infrastructure, banking, farming and the list goes on. Haryana government, being aligned to the ruling government too is no exception to it. One of its noble initiatives named Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojana targets to construct 2 Lakh housing units driven by affordability element in medium towns and tiny town belonging to the state that exhibits the decent potential to embrace development at the swift pace in the imminent time.

A General Overview
This initiative aims to complete the specified target by the year 2022. An interesting aspect of this scheme is the active participation led by the private developers who would assume responsibility to develop the housing projects under the scrutiny of the State Government. All the projects commenced under this scheme have to comply with a range of norms including completion of the project within 7 years from the date on which license was granted. Moreover, the projects can only be developed in the residential zone belonging to the notified Development plans of medium and low potential towns of the state. As far as the maximum and the minimum net planned area for such projects is concerned, they account for 15 acres to 5 acres, respectively, irrespective of the Development plan.

Allotment And Pricing Process
Prices have not been specified by the government regarding the plots that are meant to be sold under ‘Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojana’ Sohna Road Gurgaon. Nevertheless, the authorities plan to continue making available adequate and regular supply of plotted colonies featuring high density. This technique will further ensure that the plots rates never escalate in such colonies.

Difference between Affordable Housing Scheme and ‘Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojana’.
For the majority of the interested home buyers, it is natural to get confused between the ‘Affordable Housing Scheme’ and ‘Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojana’. These two schemes differ based on myriad parameters. Line does not make any sense, looks like typo error? On the contrary, in the later counterpart, the allotment is driven by ‘the first-cum-first-serve basis’.

APPLICATIONS RECEIPT AND THEIR ELIGIBILITY
The applications related to the license obtained owing to this policy should comply with the format as specified under Rule 3 mentioned under ‘Haryana Development and Regulations of Urban Areas Rules, 1976’. The opening window regarding license applications receipt under this policy shall remain valid until the 90 days from the notification date of this policy. Moreover, each applicant would be entitled to a minimum of 5 acres. The remaining balance area would be permitted to each applicant in ratio balance applied area viz-a-viz balance permitted area.

The Bottom Line
The entire initiative to promote the development of plotted colonies featuring high density has emerged as a gleam of hope for those who could merely dream to own a roof above them, so far. Maximum plots area to meet with the permission is 150 sqm. The maximum density and the minimum density permitted is 240 to 400 (People per Acres). Those who have been toying with an idea to seize the opportunity to secure budget-friendly home requires acknowledging that ‘Affordable Plotted Housing Policy for Low and Medium Potential Towns’ and ‘Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojana’ are used interchangeably.

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