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    • Historical Background
      • Ahmedabad is historically most recogonised with Mahatama Gandhi and the Indian Independence Movement. Mahatma Gandhi established two ashrams here in Paldi in 1915 and Sabarmati Ashram in 1917. The city is traditionally recognised for its textile industry and it was the protests against the Rowlatt Act in 1919 which brought Ahmedabad into the national movement limelight. Ahmedabad again saw unrest in 1920 when workers and teachers went on mass strike for better working conditions. The famous Dandi March or salt satyagraha was launched by Gandhiji from the Sabarmati Ashram in 1930. The city actively participated in the Quit India Movement in 1942 which finally led to the Independence of India in 1947. The city was witness to communal riots during partition. The city turned into a trade centre and one of the bigger metropolises by 1960s. It was the initial capital of Gujarat after the formation of Bombay.

    • Topography
      • The city covers an area of 464 square kilometres and is located on the banks of Sabarmati River. The river had gone dry, however with the implementation of the Sabarmati River Front programme, water from Narmada has been channelized into Sabarmati, kmaking it 12 months water borne. The city is generally flat and 174 feet above mean sea level.

    • Climate
      • Ahmedabad maintains a semi-arid climate with the temperatures ranging from 10 degree to 48 degree centigrade. The area is generally dry and is dependent on the monsoons for its water source. Average rainfall is 800mm. The city to susceptible to floods as well as drought.

    • Demography
      • Ahmedabad stands to be the 5th largest city and 7th largest metropolis in India. It has a population of approximately 73 lakhs, with a literacy rate of 89.62. The population constitutes of Hindus, Muslims, Jains and Parsees. Ahmedabad as one of the lowest figures of population under the poverty line at 5.4%.

    • Urbanisation
      • Ahmedabad has fast developed as an urban hub in west India. As a city it has won a number of prestigious awards which include the third fastest growing city in the World by Forbe's in 2010 and the best city to live in by Times of India in 2012. Ahmedabad has been ranked as the 7thlargest deposit centre as also the 7th largest credit centre nationwide by RBI. It has taken the lead in the automobile industry with the establishment of Suzuki, Tata automobiles and Peugeot. It retains it traditional textile and jewellery industries. It is one of the nominated Smart Cities as part of the Smart City Mission.

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    Rank: 4/18
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    Property Purchase Guide


    Any investment in property in India, whether for investment purposes or for personal use, is always a long drawn ‘ family matter ’. As it involves substantial capital, these decisions are not taken more than twice or thrice in an individual’s life span. This entails that there is a requirement of extensive deliberations, thoughtful considerations and balanced matured opinion making in order to ensure that your investments are safe and yield the planned ‘ return on investment ’ (ROI). In the succeeding heads we elaborate upon the various facets one must consider/keep in mind during decision making, shortlisting, purchase and exploitation stages of the investment.

    Decision Making

    The infographic below lists out the various factors which need consideration when one is taking a call for investment in real estate. The factors generally include, the reasons for purchase of property, the kind of property i.e. commercial or residential, availability of capital, the location of purchase, time duration of investment, expected returns (ROI) etc. The infographic also shows the inter-relationship/inter-dependence of these facets with each other (icons shown on to the right of a bullet) and provides a quick guide for decision making.

    Be Aware of Regulations!
    Residential Plotted Colony:-

    a) The plotable area/saleable area in a plotted colony cannot exceed more than 55% of the area of the colony (inclusive of 4% commercial area for need of the residents of the colony) and remaining area is to be utilized for planning of roads, community buildings like schools, hospitals , utility buildings/sites and open spaces.
    b) The colonizer is required to provide for community building sites in accordance with the norms approved for the purpose. These norms are population based and are arrived at by taking into account the designated densities as envisaged in the Development Plan proposals. The minimum width of the road is 12 mtrs.
    c) 20% of the plots are to be reserved for EWS , housing with a minimum plot size of 50 sq. mtrs.
    d) 25% of the total plots are to be allotted under the category of ‘No Profits No Loss’ plots ( NPNL) i.e. at the rate prescribed by the Director. The size of these plots ranges between 125 sq. mtrs to 225 sq. mtrs.
    e) The population to be achieved in the colony cannot exceed beyond the designated densities in the Development Plan.

    Group Housing:-

    a) The Group Housing site is governed in accordance with the zoning regulations approved by the Director.
    b) The ground coverage in the group housing project as 35% of the site area and the floor area ratio (FAR) is 175.
    c) The maximum habitable height in a group housing complex is 60 mtrs .
    d) The group housing project should not exceed 20% of the sector area.
    e) The community facilities are to be provided in accordance with the norms approved by the Department and are based on the population to be achieved as per proposed density of the group housing complexes which ranges from 100 to 400 persons per acre.
    f) To provide convenient shopping within the group housing complex 0.5% of the site area can be utilized towards convenient shopping , these shopping is single storey with a maximum height of 4 mtrs.
    g) 15% of the total number of flats are reserved for EWS and 10% of the main dwelling units is required for service apartments i.e. for domestic help.
    h) The minimum two level basement for parking and services with a compulsory provision of one car space for every flat of the group housing complexes (except EWS).
    i) Area requirement for EWS and service apartment is 200 sq.ft. and 140 sq.ft. respectively.
    j) It is also mandatory to provide 15% organized green space in a group housing complex.


    The zoning regulations of development plans have been amended to allow private sector to undertake development of maximum 50% of the designated commercial areas in the development plans by way of licences. The parameters for licence in residential colonies are as below:-
    a) The commercial colonies are also granted licences for sites falling along the peripheral/sector road in the designated residential sector of the Development Plan.
    b) The area under licenced colony in a residential sector cannot exceed 3.5% of the sector area subject to minimum and maximum prescribed area limits.
    c) The location of the site should be along a sector peripheral road within a provision of service road.
    d) The ground coverage allowed in commercial project is 40% and the floor area ration is 150 or 175 as opted by a colonizer.
    e) Maximum Height of the habitable area is 60 mtrs.
    f) Three level basement is permitted for providing parking and services . No storage is allowed in the basement.
    g) The parking norms are one car space for every 75 sq. mtrs covered area.

    Cyber City/Cyber Park:-

    a) The location of the site should be on a sector peripheral road in residential or industrial sector in the Development Plan. In case of residential sectors the permissible area for IT Park/ Cyber Park will not exceed 5% of the sector area.
    b) The permissible ground coverage is 40% and FAR is 250.
    c) In case of cyber cities 10% of the area of the site can be utilized for Group Housing and 4% of the area for commercial use.
    d) In case of Cyber Parks only 4% of the area can be utilized towards commercial uses. No group housing is permissible.
    e) The parking requirement is one car space for every 40 sq. mtrs area achieved.

    Check the following Documents with the Builder

    The builder while seeking clearances from municipal authorities requires the following documents. Demand for these documents for your satisfaction.
    a). Copy of deeds showing the title of the applicant.
    b). A survey plan of the land on a scale of 1 to 40 feet showing the existing means of access to the said land for the nearest public road and building and their nature falling within 100 yards of the said land.
    c). Shajra Plan.
    d). Land Utilization Plan.
    e). Potability of water certificate from recognized water-testing laboratory (for farmhouse).
    f). Project report.