Zone J

Planning Zone-J located in the South Delhi, is bounded by Mehrauli Badarpur road in the North, National Highway No.8 in the West, and National Capital Territory of Delhi boundary in the South and East. The total area of the zone as per MPD-2021 is about 15,178 Ha., out of which around 6,200 Ha. comprises of the ‘Regional Park’/ ‘Ridge’.  There are 30 villages/census towns falling in the zone.

The basic objectives of the Zonal Development Plan for the planning zone-J are as follows :

  1. Improve and provide accessibility / connectivity to both, Existing Urban Areas and Proposed Urban Extension.
  2. Balanced development of the zone and integration with existing Urban Areas.
  3. Preservation of the natural resources and Eco-system.
  4. Conservation of Heritage and Archaeological sites.
  5. Master Plan for Delhi 2021 states.

The Zonal plans shall detail out the policies of the Master Plan 2021 and act as link between layout plan and master plan. The development schemes and layout plans indicating various use premises shall conform to the Master Plan/Zonal Plans. The Zonal Plans of the area shall be prepared under section 8 and processed under section 10 and simultaneously the modifications of land uses shall be processed under section 11(A) of the Delhi Development Act 1957. Already approved sub-zonal (earlier zonal) plans in conformity with the master plan shall continue for the areas where the zonal plans have not been approved. The Zonal Plans in the form of Structure Plans shall be prepared within 12 months of the approval of MPD 2021.

In absence of zonal plan of any area, development shall be accordance with provisions of the master plan. No activity shall be permitted in the proposed urban extension without change of land use/modification to the master plan as per the Delhi Development Act 1957.

Zone J bound by NH-8 on West and NH 2  on East  provides a gateway to Delhi from Haryana, Rajasthan and also acts as main access to  the Airport via Mahipalpur Road. Along the southern boundary of NCTD a green buffer in the form of Southern part of Reg. Park is proposed.

In addition to above following landmarks can be noted :-

  1. Asola Bird Sanctury
  2. Tughlakabad Shooting Range
  3. Sultan Garhi Tomb
  4. Adilabad Fort
  5. Chhattarpur Mandir
  6. Ahimsa Sthal

The land-use plan for the zone is proposed on the area recommended in the Urban Extension Plan of DDA and NCR plan  including the existing and proposed circulation system and the residential density pattern. The Urban Extension area is proposed to be increased. The land-use break-up proposed for the zone is as follows:

Total area of the Zone as per MPD-2021 - 15,178 Ha (A)

  • Area under Regional Park / Ridge - 6,200 Ha (B)
  • Green Belt  - 410 Ha (C)
  • Area under Asola Birds Sanctuary outside Regional Park -  300 Ha (D)
  • Area for proposed Urban Ext. {A - (B+C+D)} =  8,268 Ha(E)                       


Landuse Area in Ha. Percentage
Residential 4547 55
Commercial 413 5
Public & Semi Public 827 10
Govt. Use    
Govt. Offices        165 2
Use Undetermined 165 2
Recreational Use 1239 15
Circulation 912 11
Total 8268 100
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