PANAJI: TCP Minister Vishwajit Rane said that Green Certification shall be regularly monitored and the completion certificate be issued for certified projects, only after verifying the projects are in compliance with Green Certification.
In coordination with an eye to the future, the 184th TCP Board meeting was held in presence of the Chief Town Planners, Board Members and the Special Invitees.
“It is decided that Green Certification shall be regularly monitored & the Completion Certificate be issued for certified projects, only after verifying the projects are in compliance with Green Certification. The services of IGBC shall be obtained for the purpose,” said Rane
The meeting carried out discussion and innovative ideation that will assist in producing a community environment in line with the Goa Land Development and Building Regulations, 2010 and the policies defined under Regional Plan for Goa – 2021.
“The focus was laid on geriatric care through assisted living with clinics, pitching of professional go-karting tracks following international standard designs, Motocross F1, Racecourses, Amature Riding clubs and more, ensuring green norms and balanced development,” he added
During the meeting, opinion/consultation from veteran urban planners was also decided to be taken to ensure holistic and strategic planning and development. Besides, it was decided to make mandatory sewage treatment plants for large residential complexes and provision regarding water harvesting facilities.
“Details of the about 20 Consultancy firms, who had submitted their applications under Expression of Interest for preparation of GIS based ODPs and Zoning Plans, was also discussed and it was decided to shortlist the agencies depending upon various criteria,” he informed
The minister said that the Committee has received many representations regarding zoning provisions under ODP of Calangute-Candolim, Arpora-Nagoa-Parra, Margao and Ponda which will be addressed.
“Collectively, we are here to ensure there are no absence of effective planning & development for our state,” Rane said