The Delhi Master Plan 2041 was given the nod by Delhi Development Authority. It will be implemented after suggestions and objections from public.
The master plan is a document that provides a vision for the city in the future. It is developed by the landowning agency of any city.
The plan will provide recommendations and analysis regarding the city based on factors such as housing, economy, population, land use, community facilities etc.
Delhi’s current Master Plan expires in 2021 and the new plans will be valid for the next 20 years looking at the current conditions.
Considering the amount of migrant population, the new plan will work towards incentivising the rent economy including paying of parking spaces.
Tackling environment pollution
To reduce vehicular pollution, it will recommend switching to greener alternatives as well as public transportation.
It also tries to address the quality of water from Yamuna river, along with other sources such as wells, lakes, ponds, drains etc.
Difference from 2021 plan
It will aim at developing more open areas for green developments and habitat development. There is also emphasis on decentralised work spaces.
Efforts are made to improve the night-time economy by organising cultural festivals, sports, retail stores, facilities etc. There are also plans for night-life tour.
On ground issues such as political opposition, lack of funds, corruption, bureaucratic hurdles, lack of resources create problems for implementation.