The study examines the financial viability of alternative models of land pooling for development of urban extensions in Delhi with a view to encourage private participation in provision of land and affordable housing. The study evaluates three alternative models of land pooling and development on the basis of realistic land values, market trends, and land holding costs during the project period, administrative charges, promotional charges, taxes, approval expenses and realistic sale price of the built up area. The alternative models also include any parameters that the government may consider necessary to achieve land development.
Shashanka Bhide is an Honorary Senior Adviser at NCAER. He was associated with NCAER from 1982 to 2014 in different capacities. After leaving NCAER in July 2014, he took up the position of Director, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai until his retirement in December 2018. His research has covered a number of areas in... Read More