OPEN DEVELOPMENT PLOTS
What do you understands by the term Open Development Plots?> (Apr/May 2005)
The available open land is suitable subdivided into various plots/ sites in a housing scheme and allotted to various persons by making development in the plots.
This is called as open development plot/open plot scheme. The developments are made in the plots include
Protection of plots by providing fence
Mainly the open development of plots is allotted to slum people or slum dwellers. The precautions to be adopted in the open development plots are
The area of the plot should not exceed 20-25m2
The possible alternative designs for the construction of small houses may be provided
The plots may be given long term lease with necessary condition for cancellation and reentry incase of terms of lease documents.
The self help combined with use of locally available materials and methods of construction should be encouraged.