Comprehensive Development Plan - 2031 finalised

Public can file objections within next 60 days; plan displayed

Comprehensive Development Plan - 2031 finalised

 Medical education and district in-charge minister S A Ramdas said the Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP-2031) has been finalised and approved by the state government.

 The display of maps for the areas under­ CDP-2013 would be displayed at the Nanjaraja Bahadur Choultry from August 7. He was speaking at a programme organised to distribute ‘H’ category sites by Mysore Urban Development Authority (MUDA) at its premises here on Monday. Ramdas said public can study the CDP-2031 by obtaining soft copy by paying a minimal fee and file their suggestions and objections for the next 30 days. Based on the suggestions, a final decision would be taken on CDP-2031. He maintained that CDP-2031 would help in growth of the city in a planned manner. Under the CDP, 117 villages would be included and funds would be provide for the development of these areas along with the growth of the city. A Peripheral Ring Road apart from the existing Outer Ring Road has also been included under the CDP. The state government has planned to collect 2 per cent as cess from corporation in order for maintenance and development of roads. A traffic fund is being formed in the cities including Bangalore, Mysore and Hubli-Dharwad in order to strengthen traffic management.

In addition to these, land has been earmarked for construction of film city and an international stadium.

Earlier, Ramdas distributed ‘H’ category sites developed by MUDA at Lal Bahadur Shastri Nagar and Shanthaveri Gopalagowda Nagar to 71 achievers from different fields including sports, arts, science, literature and among others participating in international, national, state and district-level competitions. While freedom fighters T Puttanna, H Javaregowda and Amruthamma were given away 40ftx60ft sites, Raghavendra Pai and S Thippeswamy were presented 50ftx80ft sites. K C Mahadevashetty, Dr Tusli Ramachandra and R Sowjanya among others received 40ftx60ft sites. MUDA chairman L Nagendra announced that chief minister Jagadish Shettar would distribute 3,099 sites in R T Nagar, Lalithadri Nagar and Chamalapura Layout on August 29. He said MUDA had received 82,881 applications, of which list for 3,099 has been finalised. MUDA has planned to develop 15,000 sites in the next decade and provide 2,000 sites for backward classes under group housing scheme and 350 under own your house scheme at an estimated cost of Rs 252 crore.

For the immediate future, MUDA plans to build two permanent arches on Mysore-Hunsur and Mysore-Bangalore road at a cost of Rs 1.10 crore. Renovation of various games at Bal Bhavan including the toy train for children are set to be taken up.

MLCs G Madhusudhan, Sandesh Nagaraj, Siddaraju, MLAs Tanveer Sait, M Satynarayan, Zoo Authority of Karnataka chairman M Nanjundaswamy, Karnataka Exhibition Authority chairman B P Manjunath, M V Ravishankar, mayor M C Rajeshwari, MUDA commissioner C J Betsurmath and secretary M R Ravikumar were present.

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