Bengaluru CDP 2031 Received Over 2,600 Objections, Will Be Reviewed
Bengaluru Metropolitan Planning Committee (BMPC) has received as many as 2,600 objections for the City Development Plan (CDP), 2031 (Bangalore Master Plan 2031). All the objections raised by individuals or organisations will be reviewed by a committee formed by Bangalore Development Authority (BDA), before taking a final call, said Chief Minister.
There is a suggestion to extend the deadline for submitting objection to the CDP. Authority will discuss the suggestion made by elected representatives. It might not be necessary to extend the last date. BDA Committee will take a call based on ground realities of the particular area. The CDP is being prepared for areas under the BDA and Bengaluru Metropolitan Region Development Authority. Bengaluru Development Minister said many of the objections were related to lakes and their existing buffer zones.
MLAs and MLCs also raised objections about Bengaluru Development Authority’s (BDA’s) new draft City Development Plan 2031. They termed it “unscientific” and demanded to review it completely.
Mahadevapura MLA told reporters that the draft has many loopholes. The buffer zone for lake area as per NGT order is shown on the map for some lakes, but for some other water bodies, the order probably hasn’t been considered. Since there are many objections, it should not be closed in a hurry. If they do this, it will be a great loss to the city, he said. He appealed to the public to check the draft. You never know, your house will be a road, according to the plan, or it might have become a park.
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