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Government Of Assam Guwahati Development Department Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority

Land Pooling Policy

The Land Pooling Policy for Guwahati Metropolitan Area, 2025  and Guwahati (Master Plan Area 2025) is a modified, simplified land acquisition process wherein the land owner(s) willingly participate in the development process as partners. Land pooling can avoid the heavy up-front capital requirement for property acquisitions by the local government and the urban development can be self-financing.

The Land Pooling Policy for Guwahati Metropolitan Area, 2025 and Guwahati (Master Plan Area 2025) Land Pooling Regulations, 2015 is approved by Govt. and  Notified on  26 February, 2016. The process is on progress for inviting of Expression of Interest  for land pooling for infrastructure development like wholesale market, satellite township, etc. Government of Assam and GMDA will act as facilitator with minimum intervention to facilitate and speed up integrated planned development.

A land owner, or a group of land owners (who have grouped together of their own volition/will for this purpose) or a developer, hereinafter referred to as the 'Developer Entity' (DE), shall be allowed to pool land or by GMDA, hereinafter referred to as the 'Land Pooling Agency' (LPA) for unified planning, servicing and subdivision/share of the land for development as per prescribed norms and guidelines. The following will be taken care of:

  • To ensure that each landowner gets an equitable return irrespective of land uses assigned to their land in the Zonal Development Plan/Scheme with minimum displacement.
  • To ensure speedy development of Master Plan Roads and other essential Physical & Social Infrastructure and Recreational areas.
  • To ensure inclusive development by adequate provision of EWS and other housing as per Policy of the Government.