VADODARA CITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN
Government of India has launched a mission for urban infrastructure improvement known as Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM). The JNNURM recognizes that a general lack of accountability of Municipal Corporations (MC) and other government agencies in the quality of service delivery is hampering economic growth and increased prosperity of urban citizens. In today’s rapidly globalizing economy, Indian municipalities, especially the 63 strategically important ones now targeted by the JNNURM.
As part of the JNNURM, the first and important step is to formulate a City Development Plan (CDP). It is both a perspective and a vision for the future development of a city and envisages a consultative process. CDP essentially needs to address the following:
- Where are we now?
- Where do we want to go?
- What do we need to address on a priority basis?
- What interventions do we make in order to attain the vision?
The process for preparation for City Development Plan is divided into four steps:
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