#RajyaSabha Question #1247


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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT
RAJYA SABHA
QUESTION NO 1247
ANSWERED ON 30.07.2015

Conformity of Master Plan with Regional Plan

Will the Minster of Urban Development be pleased to state:

  • (a) whether the Master Plans/Development Plans of such major settlements of NCR are as per the Regional Plan (2021) in the context of population, population-density and urbanisable area, if not, the reasons and action Government has taken in this regard; and
  • (b) whether the Board approved Master/ Development Plans of the settlements planned in Regional Plan as required by the Statutory Regional Plan 2021 para 17.41, if so, whether the approved Master Plans are in conformity with the Regional Plan 2021, if not, then what are the reasons therefor?

Answer

THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT SHRI BABUL SUPRIYO)

(a) National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) has informed that theparticipating State Governments are required to ensure that the Master Plans/Development Plans of the settlements in NCR are in conformity with the Regional Plan, since as per Section 29 (1) of the NCRPB Act, 1985, no development shall be made in the region which is inconsistent with the Regional Plan.

(b) No, Sir. There is no provision in the NCRPB Act, 1985 for NCRPB to approve the Master Plans/ Development Plans of the settlements.