BMC to form Tech­ni­cal Ad­vi­sory Com­mit­tee for build­ing pro­pos­als

Accommodation Times - - .. Current Affairs.. -

BMC while pre­par­ing the de­vel­op­ment pro­posal within the BMC ju­ris­dic­tion in the DCR and pro­vi­sions the author­ity is con­sti­tut­ing con­sti­tuted a Tech­ni­cal Ad­vi­sory Com­mit­tee for the civic De­vel­op­ment Plan (TACDP) depart­ment to in­ter­pret the De­vel­op­ment Con­trol Reg­u­la­tions (DCR) and to scru­ti­nise and rec­om­mend build­ing pro­pos­als for ap­proval.

Af­ter the im­ple­men­ta­tion of this com­mit­tee the DP depart­ment is re­spon­si­ble for for­mu­lat­ing var­i­ous poli­cies and guide­lines from time to time and is­su­ing cir­cu­lars in this re­gard. Un­der the pro­vi­sions of the Ma­ha­rash­tra Re­gional and Town Plan­ning (MRTP) Act, 1966, the depart­ment works on pro­pos­als for mod­i­fi­ca­tion of the DCR which are ini­ti­ated by the ad­min­is­tra­tion as per the di­rec­tions of the State Ur­ban De­vel­op­ment depart­ment. The depart­ment im­ple­ments the DCR and pro­vi­sions of the Mum­bai de­vel­op­ment plan while pro­cess­ing de­vel­op­ment pro­pos­als within the BMC’s ju­ris­dic­tion through the Build­ing Pro­pos­als (BP) depart­ment.

Ra­jeev Kuknur, chief engi- neer of the DP depart­ment, men­tioned in a cir­cu­lar is­sued by them that, “It is felt that in­puts from ex­perts or knowl­edge­able per­son­al­i­ties in this field, other than the present staff of the DP depart­ment, is nec­es­sary while deal­ing with pol­icy cir­cu­lars, var­i­ous D P pro­vi­sions, DCR and its in­ter­pre­ta­tions.” The TAC-DP com­prises six mem­bers and for­mer di­rec­tor of en­gi­neer­ing ser­vices and projects (ES&P) of the BMC, A N Kale, has been ap­pointed as the com­mit­tee’s chair­man. Other mem­bers in­clude three for­mer deputy chief en­gi­neers of the DP depart­ment and Kuknur who is the mem­ber- sec­re­tary of the com­mit­tee. They have also in­cluded Ra­jeev Mishra, prin­ci­pal of the JJ col­lege of Ar­chi­tec­ture and deputy di­rec­tor of town plan­ning for Greater Mum­bai San­jay Kurve as mem­bers.

The TAC-DP com­prises six mem­bers and for­mer di­rec­tor of en­gi­neer­ing ser­vices and projects (ES&P) of

the BMC.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from India

© PressReader. All rights reserved.