MDDA seeks first draft master-plan 2040 by August first week

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MDDA seeks first draft master-plan 2040 by August first week

Saturday, 23 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority (MDDA) vice chairman Ashish Kumar Srivastav has directed the master-plan 2040 executing agency to submit the first draft master-plan to the authority by the first week of August.

He issued this direction during a meeting held to review the progress of this project here on Friday. It was also stated in the meeting that the survey of about 60 per cent area of Dehradun based on satellite imagery has been completed by the executing agency for master-plan 2040.

The executing agency, Marsh Technology from Ahmedabad made a presentation through video conferencing to explain in detail the progress made in the task so far.

The MDDA had purchased the satellite image of Dehradun and Mussoorie and made the image of Dehradun available. On the basis of this, the executing agency has completed survey of about 60 per cent area and submitted it to the authority for verification. The company will complete the remaining works within one month, it was stated.

Contour layers, transport planning layers, seismic zone, building footprint and other aspects were also discussed in the meeting. Srivastav directed the executing agency to submit the first draft master-plan to the authority by first week of August.

The digital master-plan will enable citizens click on their land Khasra number to ascertain the land use of the site. The height and covered area of various buildings will also be known. The alignment of all roads has been done completely which will prove helpful in planning. With geo-fencing, the description of a site will also be known correctly.

The MDDA secretaries SL Semwal, Girish Chandra Gunwant and other officials were also present in the meeting.

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