DELHI MASTER PLAN 2021
Delhi, the focus of the socio-economic and political life of India, a symbol of ancient values and aspirations and capital of the largest democracy,is assuming increasing eminence among the great cities of the world.
Growing at an unprecedented pace, the city needs to be able to integrate its elegant past as well as the modern developments into an organic whole, which demands a purposeful transformation of the socio economic, natural and built environment. A prime mover and nerve centre of ideas and actions, the seat of national governance and a centre of business, culture,education and sports, Delhi, however, stands at the crossroads today. The choice is between either taking a road to indiscriminate uncontrolled development and slide towards chaos or a movement towards making Delhi a world- class city, if handled with vision and care.
The Vision-2021 is to make Delhi a global metropolis and a world-class city, where all the people are engaged in productive work with a decent standard of living and quality of life in a sustainable environment.
This will need, appropriate planning and action to meet the challenge of population growth and migration into Delhi and even measures to restrict it to the extent possible; provision of adequate housing, particularly for the weaker sections of the society addressing the problems of small enterprises, particularly in the unorganized informal sector dealing with the issue of slums, both as an issue pertaining to the cityscape and of shelter up-gradation of old and dilapidated areas of the city provision of adequate infrastructure services conservation of the environment preservation of Delhi’s heritage and blending it with the new and complex modern patterns of development; and doing all this within a framework of sustainable development, public-private and community participation and a spirit of ownership and belonging among its citizens. This site provide details about ongoing amendments in delhimasterplan till date.