New Delhi: For the development of Master Plan of Delhi – 2041, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) on Thursday organised a day-long public consultations with residents and RWAs of plotted housing colonies in Delhi.
Around 100 members participated in the discussions. The concerns raised by them included disconnected sewerage and road network, encroachment in unused land parcels, air pollution and parking management. Conflicts between commercial and residential uses and issues arising from mixed land use were also discussed.
“The participants touched upon the issues related to congestion, expansion of roads, non-functional sports/recreational and other PSP facilities, security issues arising due to mixed land use, need to adopt better practises for solid waste management, augmentation of existing infrastructure etc,” an official informed.
Representatives of some colonies also highlighted issues of lack of footpaths, underutilisation of tot lots, parks and other open spaces, dumping of garbage and construction waste etc.
The meeting was chaired by Leenu Sahgal, Commissioner (Planning), and HK Bharti, Additional Commissioner Planning from the DDA.