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National Current Affairs October 2nd Week 2021

Draft Regional Plan-2041 Approved By NCR Planning Board:

The Draft Regional Plan-2041 has been approved by the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB).
♦ It was approved at the NCRPB`s 41st meeting, which was held on October 13 under the chairmanship of Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri.
♦ The Plan also focuses on multi-modal connectivity across the NCR via air, road, rail, and inland waterway connectivity.
♦ It proposes 30-minute connectivity through super-fast trains within NCR`s major cities, as well as investigating the feasibility of a half-hour Mass Transit Rail System from the nearest NCR boundaries to Delhi.
Most Priority areas for the Draft Regional Plan
Urban Regeneration
Future Ready Infrastructure
Multi-Modal Transport
Economic Corridor
Farm income
Skill Development and Employment
Smart and Digital NCR and accessible doing business.
NCR Planning Board:
♦ The National Capital Region (NCR) is a planning area in India that is centred on the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi.
♦ It includes the city of Delhi as well as several districts from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan.
♦ It was established to coordinate policies governing land use and infrastructure development in the region.
♦ The National Capital Region (NCR) and its affiliated National Capital Region Planning Board were established in 1985.