Planning

Planning

Shri.Pradeep M Yadav
Shri.Pradeep M Yadav
Chief (Addl Charge),
Planning Division
 
Planning Division looks after Regional Planning, Development Financing and planning for areas where Government of Maharashtra has appointed MMRDA as a Special Planning Authority (SPA).
Regional Planning
 
MMRDA was established for implementation of the Regional Plan and for Planning, Development and Co-ordination of Development within the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). The Mumbai Metropolitan Region was delineated and subsequently, the first Regional Plan for MMR was sanctioned in 1973. Thereafter, considering various planning aspects, the Authority prepared the revised Regional Plan for the period 1996-2011 which was sanctioned by the State Government on 23rd September, 1999 and came into force with effect from 1st December, 1999.
 
Following the 74th Constitutional Amendment, the function of Metropolitan Planning is assigned to the Mumbai Metropolitan Planning Committee (MMPC) and MMRDA is to assist in this task. As directed by the MMPC, the draft Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Plan, 2016-36 was prepared and published for inviting suggestions and objections from the public on 19th September, 2016. Following the procedure laid down under the MR&TP Act, 1966, based on the suggestions and objections received and the Planning Sub-Committee's report, MMRDA submitted the modified draft Regional Plan to the Mumbai Metropolitan Planning Committee on 30th October, 2017. The MMPC has approved the same with appropriate modifications and submitted to the GoM for its sanction. The Government, vide its Notification dated 7th August, 2019 has sanctioned a part of the Regional Plan, 2016-36 pertaining to Matheran Eco-Sensitive Zone.
Development Financing
 
MMRDA's functions involve preparing and financing projects of Regional significance, extending financial and technical assistance to Urban Local Bodies, Zilla Parishads (for rural infrastructure) and other infrastructure implementing agencies and coordinating multi-agency projects in the MMR. Financing of Infrastructure Projects is carried out by Planning Division through the following funds :
  • Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Fund (MMRD Fund)
  • Mega city Scheme Revolving Fund (MCS-RF)
  • Mumbai Urban Development Project - Revolving Fund (MUDP-RF)
Planning for SPA areas (through Sub-Regional Office, Thane)
Planning of following areas is undertaken by Planning Division through its Sub-Regional Office in Thane, where Government of Maharashtra has appointed MMRDA as a Special Planning Authority.

Organization Chart

Organization ChartChief, Planning Division Regional Plan 2 Senior Planner Development Finance 2 Senior Planner Administration Library 6 Planners Economist Env. Planner Section Officer Librarian 2 Assistants Asst. Librarian 10 Dy. Planners 2 Dy. Statisticians Dy. Economists Draftsman 4 Jr. Statisticians Jr. Economist Accounts Officer

Functions of Division

  • Assistance to Mumbai Metropolitan Planning Committee (MMPC) in preparation of Regional Plan
  • Implementation of the Regional Plan
    • Clarifications/issuing NOCs for Development Permissions
    • Advise on proposals received from the Government pertaining to change in land-use and/or Development Control Regulations.
  • Advise Government of Maharashtra on new regulations and schemes
  • Representation on Committees for Regional Planning and Development
  • Development Financing
  • Development co-ordination for multi-agency schemes
  • Technical assistance to ULBs and other agencies
  • Assisting GoI and GoM on Urban Development, Housing and other matters

Regional Plan

 
Regional Plans for MMR
 
The MMRDA was established for implementation of the Regional Plan and for Planning, Development and Co-ordination of Development within the MMR. Mumbai Metropolitan Region was delineated in 1967 and the first Regional Plan for Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) was sanctioned in 1973. MMRDA prepared the revised Regional Plan for the period 1996-2011, which came into force with effect from 1st December, 1999.
 
The Mumbai Metropolitan Planning Committee (MMPC) was formed as per the Mumbai Metropolitan Planning Committee Act, 1999 in the year 2009, and the revision of the Regional Plan was carried out by MMRDA under the guidance of the MMPC. The MMPC accepted the draft Regional Plan prepared by MMRDA and directed to publish the same for inviting suggestions and objections from the public under section 16 of the MR&TP Act, 1966. Accordingly, the draft Regional Plan, 2016-2036 was published on 19th September, 2016.

 

Based on the suggestions & objections received and the Planning Sub-Committee's report, after following the procedure laid down under the MR&TP Act, 1966, MMRDA submitted the modified draft Regional Plan to the MMPC on 30th October, 2017 for its approval and onward submission to the Government of Maharashtra for sanction. The MMPC has approved the same with appropriate modifications and submitted to the GoM for sanction. The GoM, vide its Notification dated 7th August, 2019 has accorded sanctioned to a part of the Regional Plan, 2016-36 pertaining to Matheran Eco-Sensitive Zone. GoM vide Notification dated 9th September, 2019 has extended MMR boundary to include Palghar Taluka in North and entire Khalapur, Pen and Alibaug Talukas in South. Therefore, the total area of the MMR is aggregating about 6500 sq. Km.

 

Regional Plan for Mumbai Metropolitan Region, 2016-2036:

 

The Mumbai Metropolitan Planning Committee (MMPC) was formed in the year 2009 and in its second meeting held on 11th June, 2010, the MMPC formed five study groups to prepare respective Study Group Reports.

 

The five study group reports thus prepared established the status of the Region based on which, projections up to 2036 are made. Accordingly, the draft Regional Plan, 2016-36 is prepared and published on 19th September, 2016 for inviting suggestions and objections from the public under section 16 of the MR&TP Act, 1966. The last date for receipt of such suggestions/objections was 25th April, 2016.

 

Based on the suggestions and objections received and the Planning Sub-Committee's Report, after following the procedure laid down under the MR&TP Act, 1966, MMRDA submitted the modified Draft Regional Plan to the MMPC on 30th October, 2017. The MMPC has approved the same with appropriate modifications and submitted to the Government of Maharashtra for sanction. The Government vide its Notification dated 7th August, 2019 has sanctioned a part of the Regional Plan, 2016-36 pertaining to Matheran Eco-Sensitive Zone.

 

The details of notices and contents of the Draft Regional Plan can be downloaded from the links below:
 
(A) Draft Regional Plan for MMR, 2016-36
 
Notices Published:
  1. Notice dated 19.09.2016 published under section 16(1) of the MR&TP Act, 1966 (Marathi and English) (650 kB) 
  2. Notice dated 26.09.2016 published under section 16(1) of the MR&TP Act, 1966 (Marathi and English) (725 kB) 
  3. Corrigendum 1 to the Draft Development Control Regulations, 2016-36 issued on 26.09.2016 (Marathi and English) (1.63 MB)  
  4. Corrigendum 2 to the Draft Development Control Regulations, 2016-36 issued on 19.10.2016 (Marathi and English) (1.66 MB)  
  5. Notice dated 03.01.2017 regarding extension of time period for submitting sugg./obj to draft RP (795 kB)  
  6. Notice dated 09.02.2017 regarding extension of time period for submitting sugg./obj to draft RP (1.85 MB)  
  7. Notice dated 21.06.2017 regarding applicability of Regional Plan Proposals and DCRs (792 kB)  
  8. Notice dated 08.08.2017 regarding schedule for hearing at Taluka level (Pen, Alibag, Panvel & Uran) (2.52 MB) 
  9. Notice dated 01.09.2017 regarding schedule for hearing at Taluka level (Khalapur, Ambernath, Karjat, Thane, Bhiwandi & Kalyan) (2.24 MB) 
  10. Notice dated 05.09.2017 regarding schedule for hearing at Taluka level (Gorai-Manori-Uttan area & Vasai) (2.25 MB) 
Reports Published:
  1. Draft Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Plan Report, 2016-36 (Coloured Graphs) (42.8 MB)  
  2. Draft Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Plan Report, 2016-36 (Black & White Graphs) (24.9 MB)  
  3. Draft Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Plan Report, 2016-36 (Marathi) (46.5 MB)  
  4. Draft Development Control Regulations for MMR - 2016-36 (English) (6.81 MB)  
  5. Draft Development Control Regulations for MMR - 2016-36 (Marathi) (19.2 MB)  
Maps Published:
  1. Proposed Land-use map for Alibag Taluka (2.08 MB) 
  2. Proposed Land-use map for Alibag Taluka (1.92 MB) 
  3. Proposed Land-use map for Alibag-Pen Talukas (1.96 MB) 
  4. Proposed Land-use map for Pen Taluka (2.74 MB) 
  5. Proposed Land-use map for Pen Taluka (1.97 MB) 
  6. Proposed Land-use map for Alibag Taluka (2.33 MB) 
  7. Proposed Land-use map for Alibag Taluka (1.57 MB) 
  8. Proposed Land-use map for Pen-Uran Talukas (2.48 MB) 
  9. Proposed Land-use map for Pen Taluka (2.09 MB) 
  10. Proposed Land-use map for Panvel-Pen Talukas (1.37 MB) 
  11. Proposed Land-use map for Uran Taluka (1.68 MB) 
  12. Proposed Land-use map for Uran Taluka (1.77 MB) 
  13. Proposed Land-use map for Panvel-Uran Talukas (1.54 MB) 
  14. Proposed Land-use map for Khalapur-Panvel Talukas (2.04 MB) 
  15. Proposed Land-use map for Khalapur-Panvel Talukas (2.07 MB) 
  16. Proposed Land-use map for Karjat-Khalapur Talukas (2.08 MB) 
  17. Proposed Land-use map for Karjat-Khalapur Talukas (1.83 MB) 
  18. Proposed Land-use map for Karjat-Khalapur Talukas (1.32 MB) 
  19. Proposed Land-use map for Panvel Taluka (2.51 MB) 
  20. Proposed Land-use map for Panvel Taluka (2.07 MB) 
  21. Proposed Land-use map for Khalapur-Panvel Talukas (1.53 MB) 
  22. Proposed Land-use map for Karjat-Khalapur Talukas (1.87 MB) 
  23. Proposed Land-use map for Karjat Taluka (1.91 MB) 
  24. Proposed Land-use map for Karjat Taluka (1.31 MB) 
  25. Proposed Land-use map for Karjat Taluka (1.85 MB) 
  26. Proposed Land-use map for Karjat Taluka (1.29 MB) 
  27. Proposed Land-use map for Panvel Taluka (1.89 MB) 
  28. Proposed Land-use map for Panvel Taluka (1.32 MB) 
  29. Proposed Land-use map for Karjat Taluka (1.76 MB) 
  30. Proposed Land-use map for Thane Taluka (1.49 MB) 
  31. Proposed Land-use map for Panvel Taluka (1.52 MB) 
  32. Proposed Land-use map for Panvel Taluka (1.60 MB) 
  33. Proposed Land-use map for Ambernath Taluka (1.48 MB) 
  34. Proposed Land-use map for Ambernath-Karjat Taluka (1.67 MB) 
  35. Proposed Land-use map for Ambernath Taluka (1.61 MB) 
  36. Proposed Land-use map for Ambernath Taluka (1.43 MB) 
  37. Proposed Land-use map for Ambernath-Kalyan Talukas (1.94 MB) 
  38. Proposed Land-use map for Bhiwandi Taluka (1.82 MB) 
  39. Proposed Land-use map for Bhiwandi-Kalyan Talukas (1.81 MB) 
  40. Proposed Land-use map for Bhiwandi-Kalyan Talukas (1.72 MB) 
  41. Proposed Land-use map for Bhiwandi-Kalyan Talukas (1.41 MB) 
  42. Proposed Land-use map for Kalyan Taluka (1.37 MB) 
  43. Proposed Land-use map for Vasai Taluka (1.43 MB) 
  44. Proposed Land-use map for Bhiwandi Taluka (1.85 MB) 
  45. Proposed Land-use map for Bhiwandi Taluka (1.45 MB) 
  46. Proposed Land-use map for Bhiwandi Taluka (1.64 MB) 
  47. Proposed Land-use map for Bhiwandi Taluka (2.16 MB) 
  48. Proposed Land-use map for Bhiwandi Taluka (2.02 MB) 
  49. Proposed Land-use map for Bhiwandi Taluka (1.92 MB) 
  50. Proposed Land-use map for Vasai Taluka (1.37 MB) 
  51. Proposed Land-use map for Bhiwandi Taluka (1.38 MB) 
  52. Proposed Land-use map for Bhiwandi Taluka (1.58 MB) 
  53. Proposed Land-use map for Bhiwandi Taluka (1.85 MB) 
  54. Proposed Land-use map for Bhiwandi Taluka (1.45 MB) 
  55. Proposed Land-use map for Vasai Taluka (2.67 MB) 
(B) Sanctioned Unified Development Control and Promotion Regulations for Maharashtra State 2020 (UDCPR), applicable to MMR except for MCGM, Matheran ESZ.
 
 
(C) Sanctioned Regional Plan for MMR, 2016-36
 
a) Final Zonal Master Plan (ZMP) of Matheran Eco-Sensitive Zone (MESZ)
 
 
   iv) Taluka wise survey number level Land-use maps at 1:10,000 scale:
 
 
 
b) Regional Plan for Rest of the Region
Under consideration of the Government of Maharashtra.
 
(D) Other documents pertaining to MESZ
 
 
 
b.Sub-Zonal Master Plan (Development Plan) for Matheran Town
 
 
Regional Plans for Extended MMR
 
MMR boundary has been extended by Government of Maharashtra to include Palghar Taluka from Palghar District in North and entire Khalapur, Pen and Alibaug Talukas of Raigad District in South, notified vide Notification dated 9th September, 2019. The total area of the MMR aggregates to about 6500 sq. Km.
 

Present Status

 
Regional Plan (2016-2036)
 
The 3rd Regional Plan for MMR Region (2016-2036) was published under section 16 of the MR&TP Act, 1966 on 19th September, 2016 for inviting suggestions and objections from the public. The last date for receipt of such suggestions and objections was 25th April, 2016.
 
Based on the suggestions & objections received and the Planning Sub-Committee's report, after following the procedure laid down under the MR&TP Act, 1966, MMRDA had submitted the modified draft Regional Plan to the Mumbai Metropolitan Planning Committee on 30th October, 2017. The MMPC has approved the same with appropriate modifications and submitted to the Government of Maharashtra for sanction. The Government, vide its Notification dated 7th August, 2019 has sanctioned a part of the Regional Plan, 2016-36 pertaining to Matheran Eco-Sensitive Zone.