17th Board meeting of DUSIB - 28/9/2016
DIRECTORATE OF INFORMATION AND PUBLICITY
GOVERNMENT OF NCT OF DELHI
17th Board meeting of DUSIB
The Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) held its 17th meeting on Wednesday. It was chaired by the Chief Minister Mr Arvind Kejriwal and took the following important decisions :
1) Relocation of the J.J. Basti existing on NH-24 in the area of Vinod Nagar on the request of the National Highway Authority of India to widen the Delhi Meerut Highway was approved. About 400 JJ dwellers will be allotted flats at Baprola to rehabilitate them as per Delhi Slum and JJ Rehabilitation and Relocation Policy 2015.
2) Budget of DUSIB consisting of estimates of Rs. 891.08 crore was approved. Rs.373.65 crore will be spent in the execution of Plan works in JJ Bastis to improve the living conditions. In addition, DUSIB will carry out development works in JJ Bastis to the tune of Rs.120.10 crore as deposit works out of MLA LAD fund/DUDA fund/Estate Management Fund. Out of Plan funds, Rs.107.35 crore will be spent on construction of Community toilets.
3) Procedure for constitution of Appellate Authority under Delhi Slum and JJ Relocation and Rehabilitation Policy was approved. The Authority will be headed by the retired judicial officer of the level of ADJ to redress the grievances of ineligible JJ dwellers.
4) In addition to regular maintenance of flats allotted to JJ dwellers for rehabilitation, DUSIB will provide assistance for maintenance of internal services also for one year in the flats being allotted to slum dwellers in Baprola and Dwarka.