MCD sanctions first online building plan

In a significant step towards e-governance, the the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) on Friday sanctioned its first building plan applied online.

New Delhi: In a significant step towards
e-governance, the the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD)
on Friday sanctioned its first building plan applied online.

With this, the MCD has become the the first local body in
the country to introduce the system of approving building
plans online, MCD Commissioner K S Mehra said.
Launched on November 1, the online scheme has become
operational with a building in Vasant Vihar being the first to
be sanctioned, he said, adding the facility would soon be
extended to the zonal offices.

The scheme was so far restricted to fresh proposals in
respect to properties measuring 400 square yards and above.

Additional Commissioner (Engineering), Manish Gupta said
the unique software scrutinises the drawings as per the
building laws included in the Master Plan-2021.
"From December 1 onwards, the facility will be extended
to two zonal offices in south Delhi and Rohini and from
January 1 to other zones," he said.

PTI