About Vellore LPA (Vellore Local Planning Authority)
Vellore LPA (Vellore Local Planning Authority) is a nodal agency responsible for Vellore Region. It is located about 135 kilometers (84 mi) west of Chennai and about 210 kilometers (130 mi) east of Bangalore. Vellore is about 100 kilometers South West of Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. It is Hotspot city of Bangalore – Chennai National Highway. Vellore is the district headquarters. It is well connected by rail and bus routes to major towns of the neighboring states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala. The history of the District assumes a great significance and relevance, as we unfold the glorious past. The Monuments found in the district give a vivid picture of the town through the ages.
Objectives of Vellore LPA (Vellore Local Planning Authority)
- Carrying out integrated planning and physical development of declared urban areas.
- Formulating and submitting development plans, including capital investment plans.
- Undertaking the execution of development projects and schemes.
- Formulating and implementing urban land use policy.
- Developing environmental standards and preparing schemes for the environmental improvement of urban areas.
- Providing technical planning services.
- Preparation and implementation of regional Plans, Master plans, New township Plans and Town Improvement Schemes.
- Promoting research and development of new techniques in City planning, Urban Development and Housing Construction.
- To promote and secure better planning and development of the state.
In order to achieve its objectives, Vellore LPA operational frame work and area of focus revolves around:
- Creating affordable housing using environment-friendly building materials and cost-effective building technologies.
- Creating self-contained and self-sustaining residential complexes in the shape of Urban Estate/Integrated Townships.
- Undertaking projects which focus on promoting urban development, developing commercial complexes, creating state-of-the art infrastructure.
- Optimum utilization of vacant government lands to generate additional resources for the State government for financing city redevelopment, regeneration and other infrastructural development.
- Create ethos of conversation to enhance overall development in the state.