No-development zones to host plots for affordable housing in Mumbai

The planning committee’s report on the draft Development Plan-2034 is likely to help BMC create more affordable houses than the 10 lakh planned earlier. For, it has renamed no-development zones (NDZ) as special development zones (SDZ).

In the plan submitted to the mayor, the panel allowed smaller SDZ plot owners to develop their land after surrendering a portion of it for affordable housing and open space. Initially, the planner only allowed bigger plot owners to develop their plots after sharing a portion of it with BMC to help create 10 lakh affordable houses.


Read more: The Economic Times