11th Five Year Plan
Municipal and Urban Planning in West Bengal during the 11th Five Year Plan
Decentralised and balanced development in planned manner
Integrated development of periurban area that are susceptible to unplanned growth and development
Development of new townships
Land Use and Development Control plan to facilitate planned development
Holistic and inclusive development addressing the concerns of urban poor
Improved municipal governance to ensure sustainable growth
Provisioning of infrastructure - water supply, sewerage , drainage, roads, etc.
To ensure access to services by the urban poor
Efficient service delivery mechanism
O&M of assets to ensure sustained benefit
To prevent marginalization of urban poor
To provide a healthy and living environment
Infrastructure Development - Focus
To cover all urban area with improved water supply system
Emphasis given under JNNURM on water supply
Project involving Rs.617.55 crores already approved.
Developing improved drainage system at least in major towns and town with chronic water logging problem.
Development of sewerage network in phases to begin with towns having sewerage treatment facility created under NRCP.
Development of advanced traffic and transportation system in large and medium towns.
Development of infrastructural facilities through PPP also.
Planned Growth and Development
Preparation of long range perspective plan and sectoral plan by Dev. Authorities
Preparation of 5 year Draft Development plan by all ULBs (already prepared for 40 ULBs in KMA and under preparation in remaining non-KMA ULBs).
Preparation of Annual plans based on DDPs.
Preparation LUMRs and LUDCPs for all towns including fringe areas
Preparation of City Development Plan in various municipalities
Preparation of Approach Paper for Municipal Affairs & Urban Dev. Deptts. for State Level 11th 5 Year Plan.
Preparation of Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy
Preparation of Urban Poverty Reduction Strategy paper.
Development of Urban Strategy Document for planned urbanization.
Preparation of Sewerage & Drainage Development Plan for KMC
Preparation Urban Sanitation Strategy for urban areas.
Improvement of Urban Environment
Identification of landfill site on regional basis
Scientific management of landfill sites through PPP option.
Removal of solid waste in 6 KMA towns with JBIC fund.
Implementation of laws restricting use of plastic bags.
Plantation of trees in various parts of urban areas.
Making rainwater harvesting, solar energy and waste water cycling mandatory in houses above 14.5 metres height in urban areas.
Addressing concern of Urban Poor
11th Five Year Plan (2007-2012)
Vision during 11th Plan
This calls for
That are liveable, environmentally balanced and investment friendly
With dynamic municipal system with efficient service delivery mechanism
That cater to welfare and upliftment of living standard of citizen especially of urban poor
This calls for
Development of physical and social infrastructure
Holistic approach covering health, education and employment aspects
People’s participation in planning decision making and implementation process so as to add to sustainability
Empowerment of women, weaker section, and minority Groups
Ensuring urban-rural integration
Reducing disparity between KMA and Non-KMA towns.
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