The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) general body meeting on Wednesday approved the draft development plan (DP) of Rs 88,000 crore for the city. The plan will be implemented over a span of 30 years to cater to the civic needs of population likely to touch 85 lakh by 2041.
The draft was approved after including a few suggestions by corporators. The civic body had earlier sought suggestions from citizens on infrastructure issues related to water supply,sewerage,solid waste management,storm water drains,city environment,heritage areas and structures,roads,public transport system,health facilities,education facilities,institutional arrangement and governance,and poverty alleviation to be included in the DP to be forwarded to Centre for final approval.
As per the draft DP,the civic body has proposed projects worth Rs 3,693 crore for water supply department,Rs 13,629 crore for traffic department,Rs 698 crore for solid waste management,Rs 695 crore for disaster management,Rs 2,250 crore for tourism and Rs 18,000 crore for metro rail,mono rail and sky walk.