ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Balkanisation of Urban Planning

The Maharashtra government does not seem to be serious about urban planning. The development plan is a meaningless exercise in accordance with a law that is 50 years out of date. The current situation is a balkanisation of urban planning with a host of different agencies looking at land use and transportation planning along with policy interventions by departments of the state and central governments. There is an urgent need for a central coordinator of urban plans even if the detailed work is done by different agencies.

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