Draft Jaipur Master Plan to be unveiled
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Last Updated: Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 18:27
Jaipur: To transform Jaipur into a "world class city", a comprehensive plan for development of infrastructure and public facilities including Metro would be unveiled by month end, Rajasthan Government said on Tuesday.

A draft Jaipur Master Plan-2025 would be released on March 29 by the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA), Urban Development Minister Shanti Dhariwal told the Assembly replying to a calling attention motion by a BJP MLA.

The plan would cover new projects on mono rail, metro rail, car parking, tourism, heritage and revitalisation of monuments, rehabilitation of people in slums, golf course, convention centre, and housing.

Jaipur's population is expected to grow from 33 lakh to 75 lakh by the year 2030, he said, adding it was the right time to conceptualise the mega projects for world class city.

A task force in this regard has held three meetings in last five months in which chief town planners, architects, builders and trade, commerce and industry experts participated in the JDA's efforts to work out the draft, he said.

A private advisor Feedback Ventures had already prepared a draft report on February 15, he said, adding the final draft would be readied by month end.

The very comprehensive mobility plan would be sustainable and long-term, and the central government would also share its financial liability, he assured the House.

Metro Rail work was already underway by Delhi Metro experts, he said, adding the state government was also working on availability of water.


First Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 18:27

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