MCD to conduct re-survey of 2183 notified mixed use roads

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New Delhi, Oct 3 (UNI) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi will conduct a re-survey of 2183 roads notified by it as commercial or mixed use streets following some objections filed by the Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee.

Replying to certain queries raised by members at a meeting of the MCD Standing Committee on the MCD plans for implementation of the 2021 Delhi Master Plan, Additional Commissioner (Engineering) Naresh Kumar said the Monitoring Committee had filed some objections on the 2183 roads already notified by the Centre as commercial and mixed use roads in September last year.

Accordingly, the MCD was carrying out a re-survey of the roads, Mr Kumar said. Detailing the efforts for implementation of the 2021 MPD, he said the DDA process for preparing Zonal plans of various areas of the city, to be completed within a period of one year of coming into force of the Master Plan, was already underway.

Further, efforts were underway for redevelopment of areas where commercial and mixed use roads were notified as well as urban and rural villages, he added.

Mr Kumar informed that the MCD had recieved over Rs 150 crores as conversion charges till August 16, the deadline fixed by the apex court for depositing the charges.

While Rs 97.04 crore was desposited till June 30, another Rs 54.14 crore was recieved between June 30 and August 16 after the extension of the deadline by the apex court.

UNI

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