GANDHINAGAR: The state government on Sunday gave its clearance to 11 town planning (TP) schemes, including nine TP schemes for Ahmedabad. One TP scheme each for Surat and Bhavnagar cities were also sanctioned by the government on Sunday.
Two draft TP schemes and seven preliminary TP schemes for Ahmedabad have been cleared, an official statement said. These include draft TP scheme 128/A Rupavati and draft TP scheme 138/B Rupavati-Vasodara of Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority (AUDA).
The seven preliminary TP schemes of Ahmedabad which have been cleared include TP scheme 92/B Sarkhej-Okaf, TP scheme 105 Vastral, TP scheme 73 Vinzhol, TP scheme 114 Vastral-Ramol, TP scheme 93/C Gyaspur-Vejalpur, TP scheme 65 Saijpur-Bogha and TP scheme 66 Saijpur-Bogha East.
Preliminary TP scheme 57 Pandesara has also been cleared by the government in Surat city and TP scheme 32 Shampura under the Bhavnagar Area Development Authority has also been sanctioned, the release said.
As part of the schemes which have been cleared for Ahmedabad, 23,700 EWS housing units will be made. An area of 25.05 hectares has been reserved for gardens and parks and another 20.73 hectares has been kept aside for other public amenities.
An area of 89.95 hectares will be sold under the TP schemes for financing infrastructural and other facilities in Ahmedabad, while an area of 20.40 hectares will be sold under the sanctioned TP schemes of Surat and Bhavnagar to finance infrastructure and other amenities in the schemes.
The statement added that under the sanctioned schemes, 567 EWS housing units will be constructed in Pandesara area of Surat city while 3,300 EWS housing units will be constructed in Bhavnagar.
The statement added that CM Bhupendra Patel has asked the urban development department to expedite work of all pending town planning schemes of cities and smaller towns.