• Policy Guidelines for intake of students of Planning for Summer Training in Planning Department of DDA

  • Handbook on Development Controls for Residential Development

  • Planned development of Delhi is the main function of DDA under Sections 7 - 11A of the DD Act of 1957.

  • Planning Department of DDA is one the largest team of the town planners in any Development Authority in the country.

  • This Department prepare plans, policies and proposals for guiding Delhi's planned development through the process of Master Plan, Zonal Plans, Action Area Plans and Urban Extension Projects etc.Delhi Traffic

  • The plans normally include city level plans, sub-city level plans, comprehensive traffic and transportation plan, circulation network plans, traffic management schemes, environment management schemes etc.

  • The sanctioning of building plans in the areas under DDA's jurisdiction is also dealt in Planning Department.

  • Some of the major achievements of Planning Department towards planned development of Delhi are as follows:

  • " The information contained in this section is indicative only. The data used is from secondary sources only. Based on these the proposals policies for the MPD-2021 are being formulated. "

    Making of the Plan

    DDA is currently engaged in extensive modification of the Master Plan of Delhi - 2001 and is preparing MPD with a perspective up to 2021 to cater to the increasing population and the changing requirements of the city.

    As a prelude to preparation of MPD - 2021, twelve subgroups have been constituted comprising:

    • Experts and Professionals,
    • Eminent Persons,
    • Public Representatives,
    • Concerned Organization,
    • Sectoral Studies
    • Series of Seminars inviting politicians, administrators,local bodies & RWA's etc.

    About 200 Experts are Delibrating on different aspects.

    The Sub-Groups on :

    • Demographic Profile
    • Regional and Sub-Regional
    • Shelter
    • Trade and Commerce
    • Industry
    • Physical infrastructure
    • Traffic and Transportation
    • Social Infrastructure
    • Mixed Land Use
    • Conservation and Urban Renewal
    • Environment and Pollution
    • Development Controls


    • Public participation through series of seminars and interaction with Residents Welfare Associations etc.
    • Recommendations of the sub-groups
    • Central / state government and authority advice-
      (Guidelines received from GOI - additional input being publicised for consultation with stakeholders)
    • Draft plan
    • Approval of GOI for issue of public notice to invite objections & suggestions.
    • Consideration of objections and suggestions
    • Final plan

Policies in respect of Urban Development , Development Areas, Buildings Bye-Laws, Mixed Land Use, Housing, Transport, and Infrastructure Development etc.