The Delhi Growth Authority on Tuesday authorized modifications within the unified constructing bye-laws 2016, granting exemption from discover and constructing permits for the set up of liquid medical oxygen vegetation on the bottom stage of the hospitals.
The choice was taken at a board assembly chaired by Lt Governor Anil Baijal, who can be the DDA Chairman, stated a senior DDA official.
The official stated that in the course of the assembly, many different key proposals had been authorized, together with permitting the DDA to undertake the event of and sanction constructing plans for its in situ slum rehabilitation initiatives underneath the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) falling within the denotified areas.
In an announcement after the assembly, the DDA stated that with a view to make sure that medical oxygen infrastructure is facilitated in Delhi’s hospitals to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, it has authorized the modification to the unified constructing bye-laws 2016.
“The modification will enable oxygen-related infrastructure corresponding to PSA vegetation, liquid medical oxygen and so on free from FAR and floor protection within the setback or open space of the prevailing hospital premises,” it added.
It acknowledged that no discover and constructing allow can be required from the sanctioning authority for the erection or set up of a PSA plant or a liquid medical oxygen plant and comparable associated infrastructure in hospitals whether it is on the bottom stage and in open or setback areas.
“This step will go an extended strategy to increase the infrastructure associated to oxygen within the GNCT of Delhi. It should scale back town’s reliance on different states for oxygen,” the DDA stated.