DDA working on comprehensive parking policy

The Delhi Development Authority is preparing a comprehensive parking policy based on travel demand management principles to address the parking problem in the capital, the Urban Development ministry said today.

DDA has informed that a comprehensive parking policy based on travel demand management principles as recommended in master Plan for Delhi-2021 (MPD -2021) is presently under preparation to tackle the parking problem, minister of state in the UD Ministry Deepa Dasmunshi said.

In response to a question in Lok Sabha, she said the policy will be finalised by the Special Task Force headed by Chief Secretary, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi which was appointed by the High Court.

In response to another question, Dasmunshi said DDA had started online booking of its grounds with effect from November 7, 2012.

In response to yet another question, she said there were 14,920 cases pertaining to DDA which were pending in various courts.

Giving more details, she said over Rs 2 crore had been spent as expenditure on court cases during the current financial year.

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