Assessing the achievements of Social objective by the Repeal of ULCRA

The project is being undertaken to analyse whether Repeal of Urban Land Ceiling and Regulation Act (ULCRA) 1999 was able to bridge the demand and supply gap in land market; to augment the housing stock, especially for urban poor; and achieved improve transparency and efficiency in urban land market.

Under the study, a comprehensive detailed questionnaire has been  prepared to obtain requisite information covering the increase in quantum of land available for development, increase in the share of housing stock, land released for construction of houses for EWS/ LIG. The procured data thereafter will be collated and analyzed to understand the constraints and challenges faced in notifying, acquiring, developing and ensuring equitable distribution of land.

Project Start Date 
January 2014
Contact Person 
Dr. Sandeep Thakur
Funding Agency 
Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India
Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Pondicherry, Chandigarh, Delhi
INR 32,01,200
9 months