DDA was established in 1984 with objective of planning and development of the city. Dehradun Development Authority is well known as DDA that overwhelmed all animates along with mankind for serving its higher association in Development of Dehradun.DDA is the higher technique & development agency to coordinate with all the; departments concerned for the development of the city. Dehradun Development Authority focuses on providing residential accommodation to various categories of home seekers many of whom come from outside the region. Hence, the demand for houses and all kinds of properties in Dehradun is rising constantly. On its own, it has developed residential colonies and blocks with all infrastructure facilities-roads; water supply, electricity, draining, parks and children's play areas. DDA is responsible to make Dehradun people's life much easier.
To maintain the greenery of Dehradun the authority has created Ecological fund, which is exclusively being utilized to enhance the quality of environment in the development zone. Today, DDA takes care all the things seriously and dedicated towards their objectives along with pride over the numbers of achievement.
Objectives of DDA:-
Implementation of the Master Plan
Acquisition of land to implement the various schemes.
Enforcement of plans and developmental schemes.
Adaptation of measures for protection of natural environment in the development area. Coordination with Municipal Corporation, Public Works Department and other agencies involved with urban development.
Strengthening the city infrastructure, with the new dimension of it being the interim capital of Uttaranchal.
Fields where DDA rapidly work:-
- Urban Development
- Building Constructions
- Water Supply Management
- Developing infrastructure
- Making Road and streets
- Food & Civil Supplies
- Making colonies.
- Dairy Development
- Medical, Health & Family Welfare
- Environment Planning
- Urban Economy
- High Education
- Primary & Secondary Education
- Land Conservation
- Tourism Development
- Lake Development
Tasks Under Construction by Development Authority:-
- Transport Nagar-About 12.50 hect.land acquired, Rs.6.50 lack sanctioned from HUDCO, Development works are under progress.
- Inter State Bus Terminal-About 13.00 hect. Land is under acquisition process, compensation amount transferred to SLAO for section 6 notification.
- Multi storie car parking cum shopping Complex near Clock Tower, 6793 sqmt. Land taken from RFC.
- Navyug Enclave GMS.Road Dehradun. 25 Duplex Houses constructed and 20 houses are under construction.
Projects that have been completed by DDA:-
- Indirapuram Housing Project Phase-III
- Sahastradhara Housing Project
- Beautification of Rajpur Road
- Beautification of Mussoorie Mall Road
- Laxman Chowk Housing Project
- Rajpur Housing Project
- Dhakkpatti Housing Project
- Dalanwala Housing Project
- Mohini Road Housing Project
- Dharampur Housing Project
- Indirapuram phase I and II housing project
- Nehrupuram Housing Project
- Kedarpuram Housing Project
- Authority Market (Pradhikaran Bazar)
- Lohiyapuram Housing Project
- Rispanapuram Housing Project