Draft Guidelines on Formulation of Redevelopment & Urban Expansion Plan for selected Smart and AMRUT cities

Draft Guidelines on Formulation of Redevelopment & Urban Expansion Plan for selected Smart and AMRUT cities
Last Date Jun 01,2017 00:00 AM IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs)
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Town and cities in India are undergoing continuous physical expansion and densification along with growth in urban population. Inner cores of many cities have older areas that ...

Town and cities in India are undergoing continuous physical expansion and densification along with growth in urban population. Inner cores of many cities have older areas that require redevelopment to accommodate the present needs of the city. One of the key requirements is greater availability of land for public use like roads and other open spaces. Redevelopment for these areas can be undertaken by preparing a Local Area Plan.

A large part of city expansion takes place on urban fringes in an unplanned way. In such a scenario, agricultural plots with haphazard geometry are converted to urban use and little attention is paid to provision of urban infrastructure. Planned urban expansion can be provided through the Town Planning Scheme (Land Readjustment) mechanism wherein existing agricultural plots are merged and redistributed in a planned way after making deductions for street RoW and land for public uses. The urban infrastructure is financed by Value Capture Financing like betterment charges and sale of reserved plots.

The proposed sub-scheme intends to focus on these three vital issues; (i) Inner City Redevelopment through Local Area Plans, (ii) Planned Urban Expansion through Town Planning Scheme and (iii) ensuring training and capacity building of planners at the local level.

The last date of submission is 31st May, 2017

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mini k nath 2 years 2 weeks ago

in continuation with my earlier comment i would like to point out that since the road network will be improved all over the country, the most likely fall out is that many trees will have to be cut / replanted or translocated. When any road (NH/SH/ internal roads are being envisaged government needs to look into planting saplings and trees not necessarily on the same stretch but any where in the vicinity so that by the time the road or flyover is completed the trees would be grown