Delhi Master Plan is the basis for all infrastructure requirements that are needed to support the population of the city. It is a long-term plan for the complete planned development of the city prepared by the Delhi Development Authority and approved by the Central Government. It lays down the policies and guidelines for planning the socio-economic activities for the overall betterment of its people, during the plan period.
Here are a few highlights of the Delhi Master Plan 2021-
According to the authorities, this master plan is envisioned to make Delhi a future-ready city having a sustainable environment. Its people will be engaged in productive work and will move towards a better quality of life. Major planning needs to be done with respect to the influx of people into the city, their housing and other standard needs. Adequate shelters for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), upgradation of dilapidated areas and dealing with slums, addressing the needs of small enterprises, provision of adequate infrastructure- both physical and social, environment conservation, preservation of Delhi heritage are among the main agendas of this master plan. And all of this needs to be done sustainably. [Read more…]