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DDA approved modification of Master Plan of Delhi-2021

Aug 22, 2014 18:46 IST

The Delhi Development Authority on 21 August 2014 approved the modification proposal in Master Plan of Delhi-2021. The proposal and its acceptance was done at the 12th meeting of advisory group for taking up the midterm review of MPD-2021.
The proposal for modification of the plan was made by India Broadcasting Foundation and it was forwarded by Union Ministry of Urban Development.

Proposed Modifications
• It was proposed to give permission to media, news agencies and media training centers in public and semi-public uses.
• To allow up to 30 percent of maximum permissible Floor Area Ration for hostel accommodation for students and residential use for essential staff.

About Master Plan of Delhi-2021
• The Master Plan incorporates several innovations for the development of the National Capital Region.
• The policy zones of the plan are National Capital Territory of Delhi, The Central NCR, Highway Corridor Zone and Rest of NCR(National Capital Region).
• The Plan contemplates a mechanism for the restructuring of the city based on mass transport.
• The focal points of the Plan are:

  • Land Policy for optimum utilization of available resources,
  • Public Participation and Plan Implementation,
  • Redevelopment, Shelter, Housing for poor, Environment ,
  • To regularize unauthorized colonies,
  • Mixed Use to meet the growing demand of commercial activities and overcome the shortfall of available commercial space,
  • Trade & Commerce, Informal Sector, Transportation, Health Infrastructure,
  • Educational Facilities, Disaster Management, Conservation of Heritage
  • Provision of Sports Facilities and Focus on Infrastructure Development.

• The Plan gives emphasis on energy conservation, efficiency and exploring alternative sources of energy.

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