CHANDIGARH: The Draft Master Plan for Chandigarh (CMP) 2031 prepared by the Master Plan Committee has been approved and objections from general public have been invited. The draft CMP shall be taken into consideration by the Chandigarh Administration through a board of inquiry after thirty days from the date of publication. The objections or suggestions will be received from the chief architect, Department of Urban Planning, Administration.
Based on detailed studies of the existing ground realities including detailed SWOT (strength, weaknesses, opportunities and threat) analysis, active engagements with various stakeholders, site visits, feedback from various departments of the Chandigarh Administration, presentations to the Administrator's Advisory Council, High Powered Coordination Committee, New Delhi, the comprehensive document provides a good vision of the manner in which the development and future planning of Chandigarh should be undertaken. The draft CMP 2031 takes care of the imperative of maintaining the original character of the city and has appropriately incorporated follow up actions needed in pursuance of the report of the Expert Heritage Committee on the Preservation of Heritage of Chandigarh accepted by the Government of India. Read more
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