240 Acre Smart City Ghitorni, Delhi’s Ghitorni get Greenfield City
Smart City Ghitorni “Greenfield City” Ghitorni, a housing project that Government has planned developing in Ghitorni in South Delhi spread over 240 acre, which has been lying vacant since 1971. Cheering up city’s residents looking for Affordable Housing options, the city will be developed with an investment of Rs 15,000 crore and will have Smart Cities features.
National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) has signed an agreement with the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) in 2013 to develop the land for residential housing and commercial projects. After necessary approvals the project would be completed in five years time.
70% of the land would be used to develop housing project, 20% would be used commercially. The Mega Project Smart City Ghitorni (Greenfield City) will be developed jointly by CPWD and NBCC on self – financing model with no cost to the Government.
NBCC will design and make the Master Plan for “Smart City Ghitorni” the entire project, once completed will also market it. The price band of housing units is yet to be decided. Proposed mini-city would be equipped with all required urban infrastructure, green sustainable technology, and smart solutions as per Smart City norms.
It is proposed to build about 6,500 residential units of Type- II to Type- VIII under General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA). Central Public Works Department (CPWD) would undertake construction of General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) houses besides office space while National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) would built about 500 houses to be sold to others besides developing substantial office and commercial space foe sale for resource mobilization for financing the project.
Smart City Ghitorni will have water and waste management with dual piping system, rain water harvesting system, solar energy and smart metering, multi- modal transit integration system, security surveillance system, WiFi and intelligent building management system.