BMC’s preparatory report for ‘Development Plan’ made public
Jan 29, 2014
Source : The Times of India


MUMBAI: The Municipal Corporation has undertaken the work of revision of the ‘Development Plan’ for Greater Mumbai for the 2014-2034 period (20 years). The work of revision of the ‘Development Plan’ is being carried out by municipal engineers, urban planning consultants and M/s Groupe SCE(I) Ltd. As a part of this exercise, the work of Existing Land Use survey (ELU) was completed in the year 2012 and the same was also thrown open to the public for comments till March 30, 2013. The comments received from the public were also examined and the replies to the comments were also uploaded on the Municipal website for the information of the public.

The study report envisages dividing the city and suburbs into 151 planning sectors.

The assessment of the existing situation has been conducted at City level, Ward level and at planning sector levels. The sector-wise demand for land and floor space for housing, education, health care and recreational facilities and public services has also been addressed to in the report by considering appropriate planning standards.

On the basis of the ELU data, a Preparatory Study Report is prepared which includes assessment of the existing situation, growth scenario, vision and objectives of the ‘Development Plan’ for the next 20 years, challenges and development strategies for attaining the vision. The copy of the report is submitted to chief minister, mayor of Mumbai, minister of state (UD), and deputy mayor of Mumbai.

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