Various Road widening and Land related Projects discussed at UIT Meeting

Various upcoming projects in urban and suburban area of Udaipur were discussed in a meeting organized at Urban Improvement Trust (UIT). Most of the projects discussed related to widening of road and provision of affordable housing schemes. All the trustees of UIT along with Chairman and Secretary were present in the meeting.

Amongst the proposals discussed, prominent one included construction of 500 affordable houses at Baidwas village for allotment to financially weaker section of society. It may be noted that approval for this project had been given in January 2012. As part of this project around Rs.18 crores will be spent for constructing houses on G+3(Ground Level+3 Stories) level. [..]

UIT removes illegal construction of Temple

A group of villagers jammed the national highway of Sukher-Bhuwana for a few minutes and demonstrated against administration after a temple of Baba Ramdev was removed from a UIT owned land.

The villagers were later comprehended with decision and negotiated with UIT officers. Police force was also called to control the situation.

The incident occurred today evening when a small temple constructed on the land of UIT was removed by UIT officials. The idol was first removed and placed at another location nearby and the platform was demolished. [..]

Expert discussion held on Master Plan 2031

Continuing their deliberations on Master Plan 2031, UIT officials conducted a meeting as part of an ongoing seminar held at UIT Office. Various aspects and possibilities of proposed plan were discussed with experts from multiple departments and concerned officials.

UIT Secretary R.P Sharma informed that today, on the second day of the seminar, issues like prohibiting of industrial development within city, changing of glass patent and constructing houses for poor class in housing projects were discussed thoroughly.

“A questionnaire will be prepared on the basis of today’s discussion and will be included in master plan after research” said Sharma.

Urbanization Commission President K.K Bhatnagar and UIT Chairman Roopkumar Khurana were also present in the meeting.

Chitrakoot Nagar Infrastructure in Shambles

The ongoing phase of rapid urbanization and fast development in Udaipur,where one is witnessing swift extensions to nearby villages, on the other hand the Urban Improvement Trust (UIT) along with other local authorities are considering Master Plan 2031,aimed at developing the city as a favored tourist destination and generating new business opportunities.

Although these plans and development sound very positive, when we get to peep into realistic situations, the changes seem no more than an eye wash.  One such drama is going on with the dwellers of Chitrakut Nagar, where basic amenities and infrastructure are missing.  This fact will pinch even harder when we come to know that the colony was established by UIT itself. [..]

Udaipur Draft 2031, exhibition held at UIT

Locals asked for suggestions

To make Udaipur a well planned city, Urban Improvement Trust is brainstorming on Udaipur Master Plan 2031 and hopes for crucial changes in the city’s look and facilities.

To increase the awareness about this project among the local residents, an exhibition was held today at the UIT office.

Udaipur Draft 2031 was inaugurated by Subodh Agarwal, Divisional Commissioner and Roop Kumar Khurana, Chairman UIT.

Other prominent guests of the program were Vikas Bhale(District Collector), Rajni Dangi(Mayor) etc.

According to UIT, the master plan is made by N. K Khare Chief Town Planner, Jaipur Development Authority. [..]

Careless Administration Ease for Encroachers

If the picture suggests that it is some busy motor garage or a service centre, than allow me to enlighten, that it is part of a public road near Krishi Upaj Mandi in Savina Sector-9, which has been encroached by a few private motor repairing business owners of the area.

It was nearly 3 years back that Urban Improvement Trust (UIT) constructed this road, which leads to the Sub-City Centre at Savina,the adjoining Circle of which was adopted by a private undertaking for beautification and maintenance.  However, the part which comes under complete control of local administration was left alone. [..]

MPUAT and MLSU sanction their lands for Elevated Road Project

Mohan Lal Sukhadia University (MLSU) and Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology (MPUAT) have agreed to write-off the land required for Elevated Road Project to Urban Improvement Trust (UIT), whereby the construction work will be initiated tentatively by end of 2014. The much needed elevated road project progressed with the recent approval of acquiring land from MLSU and MPUAT, the over bridge is proposed to be constructed between Court Chouraha and Udiapol Bus Stand. Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the same is under process and expected to be available later this year. According to Anil Nepalia, Ex.En., UIT, a survey was organised few months back which suggested the feasibility of proposed flyover passing over the university’s campus, regarding which a meeting was called by Divisional Commissioner in the presence of Vice Chancellors of both the Universities. [..]