In-Situ Slum Rehabilitation’ Project

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In-Situ Slum

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 3,024 newly constructed EWS flats at Kalkaji in Delhi under the ‘In-Situ Slum Rehabilitation’ Project on November 2.

Important facts

  • He will also hand over the keys of the flats to the eligible beneficiaries at the Bhoomiheen camp at Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi.

  • In line with the Prime Minister's vision of providing housing for all, Delhi Development Authority is undertaking in-situ slum rehabilitation work in 376 slum clusters.

  • The DDA has taken up three such projects in Kalkaji Extension, Jailorwala Bagh and Kathputli Colony.

About In-Situ Slum Rehabilitation’ Project 

  • The objective of the project is to provide a better and livable healthy environment with proper facilities to the people residing in slum clusters.

  • Under Phase I, 3024 EWS flats have been constructed at the vacant commercial centre site nearby.

  • The first phase of the project has been completed and 3024 flats are ready.

  • Under the Kalkaji Extension Project, in-situ slum rehabilitation of three slums—Bhumiheen Camp, Navjeevan Camp and Jawahar Camp at Kalkaji—is being carried out in a phased manner.

  • The slum site in the Bhumiheen camp will be vacated by rehabilitating the eligible families of this camp in newly constructed flats.

  • These flats have been constructed at a cost of about Rs 345 crore and are equipped with all civic amenities.

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