The Floor Area Ratio (FAR) or Floor Space Index (FSI) is the ratio of the total floor area of buildings on a certain location to the size of the land of that location, or the limit imposed on such a ratio.
The Centre has enhanced floor area ratio (FAR) and ground coverage in DELHI,
1. The FAR for plots measuring 750 sq metres to 1,000 sq metres has been enhanced from 150% to 200% while FAR for plots measuring 1,000 sq metres and above has been hiked from 120% to 200%.
Similarly, ground coverage has been increased from 40% to 50% for plots of 1,000 sq metres and above while that for plots of 750-1,000 sq metres will remain at 50%, according to a statement from the urban development ministry.
2. The urban development ministry has increased the floor area ratio (FAR) in Delhi by 60 per cent for construction around mass rapid transit systems such as Delhi Metro to sort out the issues related to traffic congestion and shortage of housing in Delhi.
A Transit Oriented Development Policy (TOD) for Delhi was approved by the urban development ministry.
The provisions of the policy include development and redevelopment in TOD zone which will be incentive by providing significantly higher FAR of 400 on the entire amalgamated plot being developed and redeveloped.
3. This will be for the entire amalgamated plot.
Entire approved layout plan of a scheme will be included in influence zone if more than 50 per cent of the plan area falls inside the influence zone. It will be mandatory to use a minimum of 30 per cent of overall FAR for residential use, a minimum of 10 per cent of FAR for commercial use and a minimum of 10 per cent of FAR for community facilities.