NEW DELHI: With the Union cupboard on Wednesday approving a proposal to grant possession rights to residents of unauthorised colonies within the metropolis, the method will now start with delineation of boundaries of those colonies, which can be carried out by Delhi Improvement Authority.

“We’ve got began receiving satellite tv for pc photos on which the boundaries can be marked and count on all the course of to be accomplished in three months,” a DDA official stated.

The official stated the satellite tv for pc photos have been sourced by Survey of India from Indian Area Analysis Organisation. “We additionally plan to hold out a drone survey of those colonies, although that’s not a precondition. Presently, our focus is on marking the boundaries on satellite tv for pc photos and subsequently, perform a drone survey,” he stated.


The train to find out the boundaries has been going for nearly a decade. Through the earlier Congress authorities, the city growth division had requested the residents’ welfare associations to submit the format of the colonies that had utilized for regularisation. The maps have been to be cross-verified by Delhi authorities with the satellite tv for pc photos. The work, nonetheless, couldn’t be accomplished.

It was after the Supreme Courtroom directed the Aam Aadmi Social gathering authorities in 2017 to hold out the survey in a timebound method and full the method by September 2019, that the city growth division swung into motion and began the survey via the entire station machine technique. The survey, nonetheless, did not precisely demarcate the boundaries of those colonies.

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Delhi authorities then determined to make use of drones and even carried out a pattern survey in a south Delhi colony. It, nonetheless, hadn’t taken it ahead resulting from lack of area information.