DPCC had earlier asked DDA to stop the project as the site was part of the Ridge.
The DDA in 2011 moved the Supreme Court as it feared paying back to the developer, a subsidiary of Indiabulls Real Estate Limited, and blamed the Delhi government for delay in the grant of ' consent to establish'.
The High Court has fully supported our claim," said a DDA official.
2006: Developer win DDA auction, deposits ` 450 crore 2008: Delhi govt objects, says the site is part of the Ridge DDA says land is not part of the Ridge; deal with the firm is valid Delhi govt asks DDA to get the work stopped till a settlement is done DDA asks for Delhi govt's green clearances; nothing happens 2009: The developer moves HC, seeks its deposit money back 2010: HC says deal valid, but DDA will refund only in case of delay DDA says it's not at fault, moves SC against HC's refund clause 2011: Delhi govt reiterates before SC that land is part of Ridge What's next: The apex court will hear the matter on August 28 THE PROJECT At Tehkhand in south Delhi, next to Kalkaji Extension, Nehru Place and Okhla.
HC says DDA has a final say on land usage pattern in the city.
It also said if the Delhi government's pollution watchdog does not give its ' consent to establish" DDA will refund the ` 450.10 crore with six per cent interest.