International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Urban Planning | India | Volume 13 Issue 4, April 2024 | Rating: 4.9 / 10


Participatory Planning Practices in Indian States

Mrunmayi Dhawad | Dr Ramesh Srikonda


Abstract: Urban Planning in India has come a long way, the planning methods & techniques used for tackling with urban issues had witnessed multiple reform; thus making the planning practices more streamlined over the years. Master Plan for example expected to create solutions for current urban issues as well as develop a balanced growth vision for future. Whereas it is important to understand that the cities contents vast array of stakeholders and a balanced growth means inclusion of all these stakeholders. Since there is existing set of guidelines for development plan preparation process, like UDPFI of 1996, URDPFI in 2015; along with AMRUT guidelines for preparation of City Development Plan (CDP). Purpose of these reforms is not taking control of current haphazard growth but also to establish broad vision for sustainable urban growth which can be achieved over the period of 20 to 25 years. This paper is trying to find and compare the existing Legal Planning Process, i. e. ?Stage wise Development Plan Preparation framework and the actors involved?, that has been practiced across six different states of India: Maharashtra, Gujrat, Delhi, Telangana, West Bengal, Karnataka with focus on stakeholder participation.


Keywords: Development Plan Preparation, Planning Guidelines, Stakeholder Consultation, Public Participation


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 4, April 2024,


Pages: 1801 - 1815



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