Master Plan

  • Delhi: Najeeb Jung asks DDA to finalise draft guidelines for green buildings 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Development agencies in their layout plans of plots measuring more than 3000 sqm have to contruct underground water storage tank and roof-top water harvesting system as per the draft regulations for "green" buildings, as proposed in the Master Plan of Delhi-2021. Also all hospitals, commercial, industrial, hotels, restaurants and...
  • Delhi Development Authority approves land pooling policy July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on Friday approved the much-awaited land pooling policy which will pave way for easier acquisition of land for housing projects. "With the acquisition of land becoming difficult for DDA in the past two decades, the Authority at a meeting held under the chairmanship of...
  • Sukhbir Singh Badal approves revised Amritsar Master Plan June 15, 2013

    Amritsar: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday approved the revised City Master Plan that aims to transform Amritsar into a world class city. Badal made a detailed review of all projects after he was given presentations by PWD, Municipal Corporation, Water Supply and Sanitation, Tourism and other...
  • Kerala: Wayanad tourism to get a major boost September 21, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Wayanad tourism will have a major facelift with the State Government preparing a master plan which will be submitted to the Union Government. Kerala has already declared the master plan as the mega project of tourism in the next year. This will be submitted to the Union Tourism Ministry...
  • Kerala: Master plan of T'puram Technocity ready August 17, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The master plan of the proposed Rs.5,000-crore Technocity to come up in a 450-acre campus near the Technopark campus here is ready, say senior officials. This state-of-the-art integrated IT township with up to 30 million square feet of built up space will have IT/ITES infrastructure, residential apartments, shopping malls...
  • B'lore plans big for Master Plan June 20, 2007

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government has given 20,000 hectares of land for industries around Bangalore and this is part of a Master Plan for the development of the Bangalore Metropolitan region. While this may be good news for some, it also means the loss of large areas of agricultural land. “There...
  • Whose Delhi is it anyway? June 27, 2007

    Nearly 99 lakh voters will choose their councillors for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi. But whose Delhi is it anyway? Too many masters seem to be throwing the citizens into complete confusion. Citizen Journalist Devendra Kumar reports. ...
  • SC stays order for forced sealing June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: In a big relief to thousands of traders, the Supreme Court on Monday indefinitely stayed its order for forced closure of commercial establishments in residential premises, saying the legality of the new master plan for the capital has to be examined first. A three-judge bench of Justice Arijit Pasayat,...
  • No sealing till further orders: SC June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said that no sealing will take place on roads covered under the Master Plan of Delhi 2021 till further orders. The case will now be heard on April 10. After hearing the Monitoring Committee's report on sealing, the Court also examined the recently notified...
  • Masterplan 2021 has RWAs unhappy June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Most traders in the Capital are happy with the Delhi Masterplan 2021. But Resident Welfare Associations (RWA) of the city believe that the Masterplan completely disregards development and safety of residential colonies. When the Supreme Court began its sealing drive last year to stop commercial establishments from mushrooming...
  • Delhi Master Plan runs into trouble June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi Master Plan 2021, that was notified on Thursday, seems to have run into trouble with Capital’s Residents Welfare Associations. Various RWAs on Friday approached the Supreme Court challenging the government notification for permitting commercial activities from residential areas in Delhi. The Delhi Pradesh Citizen Council (DPCC) has petitioned...
  • Delhi Master Plan 2021 takes off June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Delhi's master plan 2021 is finally out. Centre has notified Delhi master plan 2021, paving the way for providing relief to thousands of traders in the national Capital from sealing. The new plan gives relief to 95 per cent of the commercial establishments facing sealing in Delhi. The plan...
  • Delhi Master Plan ready, traders relieved June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has finalised the Delhi Master Plan 2021 and has forwarded it to the Urban Development Ministry for approval. Some of the provisions are sure to bring a smile to the face of traders for the DDA has included Municipal Council of Delhi (MCD)-notified 2,183...
  • Delhi Master Plan by Jan-end: Minister November 27, 2006

    New Delhi: The Delhi Master Plan 2021 to address Capital's civic problems like unauthorised colonies and constructions will be finalised by January-end, Government announced in the Lok Sabha on Monday. In the wake of the situation created by the Supreme Court's order on sealing, the Government said the "antiquated" MCD Act...
  • Delhi's masterplan down the drain? October 30, 2006

    New Delhi: If you live in Lutyens Delhi, the area in and around the India Gate, it's heaven. But move anywhere beyond it and it's an urban mess. There are clogged roads, illegal constructions, shops in residential areas and parking hassles. The result of which leads to a court order...