Monthly Archives: June 2016

Heritage in Draft Development Plan: A Critique

This article is based on my inputs to Janwani’s analysis of the Draft DP that culminated into suggestions for modifications submitted to the PMC in 2014. I may have added or changed some parts before posting here. Municipalities have within their scope and function, the ‘promotion of cultural, educational and aesthetic aspects’ of a city and […]

PMC Heritage Conservation Committee

Under the provisions of Section 37(1) of the MRTP Act of 1966, and as per the Government of Maharashtra directive No. 1891/291/CR-91/UD-13 dated March 1991, modifications were made to the 1987 Development Control Rules of Pune City to propose the creation of Heritage Committee. It was appointed in 1995 by the then Municipal Commissioner of […]