main function and activity of Town & Country planning are
governed under M.P. Nagar Thata Gram Nivesh Adhiniyam 1973 and rules
prepared there under eg M.P.Nagar Tatha Gram Nivesh Niyam 1975 and
M.P.Bhumi Vikas Niyam 1984. The main functions are, preparation of
Town Development Plan , Review Evaluation and Modification of
existing Development Plan, Preparation of Regional Development Plan
, Monitoring and Enforcement of various schemes such as Integrated
Development Plan of Small and Medium Towns (IDSMT) and Urban
Infrastructure Development scheme for Small & Medium Towns (UIDSSMT),
Control on unauthorized development in towns and functions of State
Nodal Agency for National Urban Information System Scheme.The
Directorate is functioning in its own building situated in
E-5, Arera Colony, Pariyavaran parisar, Bhopal, along with 24
subordinate offices. Out of which 6 offices are headed with Joint
Director level officer, 7 offices are headed with of Deputy Director
level, officer and remaining 11 offices are headed with
Assistant Director level officer.
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stands for Environmental Planning and Co-ordination Organisation
Established in 1981, EPCO is a unique organisation in terms of the
foresight and the width of its mandate. EPCO has worked closely with
the state government yet attempted to establish its own identity as
an autonomous organisation. In the last 27 years it has played a
special role in the environment-related matters in the state of
last 25 years have witnessed some of the most significant
developments from the perspective of sustainable development and
environment. EPCO has been in the unique position to witness these
developments in the field of environment almost from the time they
began to unfold.EPCO
is one of the first organizations to foresee the importance of
conducting advanced studies on environmental impact assessment and
environmental conservation. By undertaking pioneering work in
EIAís and environmental conservation it prepared the State to
address the environmental concerns that were emerging nationally and
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Madhya Pradesh Housing Board was established as a body corporate
under the Madhya Pradesh Griha Nirman Mandal Adhiniyam, 1972 which
replaced the earlier similar Act of 1950.
MP Housing Board is one of the very few, perhaps the only, Housing
Board in the country, not to receive a single rupee as subsidy
from the Government. All its projects and programmes, including
its internal cross subsidies, are arranged for by the economics of
the project itself, in consonance with what the market can bear.
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Pradesh Pollution Control Board was established on 23rd
September,1974 under the provisions of Madhya Pradesh State
Prevention and Control of Water Pollution Act,1974. Madhya Pradesh
Pollution Control Board was formed under the provisions of section 4
of Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. The Board
is also functioning as the State Board under section 5 of the Air
(Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.The
Board Consists of Chairman, Member Secretary and Official and
Non-Official Members as laid down under the provisions of section 4
of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and
section 5 of Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.Apart
from the above said Acts, the Board is also enforcing the following Acts
& Rules : -
The Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977,
amended in 1991.2.
The Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Cess Rules, 1978.3.
The following Rules framed under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
- Hazardous Wastes (Management & Handling) Rules, 1989, and
- Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules, 1989.
- Environmental Impact Assessment Notification, 1994 and 1997.
- Bio-Medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 1998, and
- Recycled Plastics Manufacture & Usage Rules, 1999.
- The Noise Pollution (Regulation & Control) Rules, 2000.
- Municipal Solid Wastes (Management & Handling) Rules, 2000.
- Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation & Control) Rules, 2000.
- Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001
Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991.
of the BoardThe
Important functions of the Board under Water (Prevention and Control
of Pollution) Act, 1974, and Air (Prevention and Control of
Pollution) Act, 1981, (Section 17) are:
plan comprehensive program for the prevention, control or
abatement of pollution and secure executions thereof,
collect and disseminate information relating to pollution and
the prevention, control or abatement thereof,
inspect sewage or trade effluent treatment and disposal
facilities, and air pollution control systems and to review
plans, specification or any other data relating to the treatment
plants, disposal systems and air pollution control systems in
connection with the consent granted,
and encouraging the developments in the fields of pollution
control, waste recycle reuse, eco-friendly practices etc.
of public awareness about the clean and healthy environment and
attending the public complaints regarding pollution.
advise the State Government on any matter concerning the
prevention, control or abatement of water pollution and air
encourage, conduct and participate in investigations and
research relating to problems of water pollution and prevention,
control or abatement of water pollution;
modify or annul effluent standards for the sewage and trade
Board has its Central Office at Bhopal. The enforcement of the above
stated Acts and Rules are being implemented through Ten Regional
Offices, Four Sub Regional Office, Two Monitoring Centre and
Three Single Window offices. Ten Regional offices are operating
in Bhopal, Indore, Dhar, Guna, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna
and Ujjain. Four Sub Regional Offices are operating at Chhindwara
Dewas, Katni and Waidhan. Two monitoring centre are operating at
Amlai and Nagda. The
Central laboratory of the Board is located at Bhopal. Regional
laboratories have been set up along with Regional Offices of Bhopal,
Indore, Dhar, Guna, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna and Ujjain.The
Central Office of the Board is responsible for making general
policies relating to enforcement of the above said Acts and Rules
and it also carries out general administration and co-ordination
with other agencies. The Central Laboratory of the Board is well -
equipped and can take up analysis of water, waste water, stack
emission samples, ambient air samples, bio-assay tests,
bacteriological analysis, etc.
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Management Institute (DMI), Bhopal is one of the leading
organizations in the country, which has attained substantial
credibility in imparting professional training and conducting
consultancy services on natural and man-made disasters management.
Established in 1987 in the backdrop of the world's worst-ever
industrial disaster (1984) in Bhopal, DMI is an autonomous
organization under the Housing and Environment Department,
Government of Madhya Pradesh. This is the only institute of its kind
in the whole country, which is dealing both natural and industrial
NDMA ,the apex authority of the country working
under the chairmanship of Hon'ble PM of GOI has
selected us as one of the core members in
preparetion of "Chemical Disaster Managemnt"
NDMA is also taking our advice in conductiong
Chemical Disaster Mock Drill across the country.For
the Year 2007-08 we are conducting the Chemical
Mockdrill at Manglore (Karnataka), Vishakapatnam(AP),
Chittorgarh(Rajasthan), Cochin(kerala), Surat(Gujrat),
Commision Govt of India has also selected as one of
the members for the working Group on Disaster
Managemnt for the next five year plan 2007-12
one of the Nodal Training Institutes in our country for imparting
training on Human Resource Development Programmes. DMI has also been
identified by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, as a
Regional Training Institute for imparting trainings on Incident
Command Systems. At present the institute has two divisions:
Industrial Disaster Management Division and Natural Disaster
Management Division. The institute is supported by the Government of
Madhya Pradesh, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Environment
& Forests, Government of India.The
principal objective of the institute is to evolve techniques for and
enhance competence in prevention, preparedness, mitigation and
management of natural as well as industrial disasters. Towards this
end, the institute caters for the professional development and
disaster management requirements of the government as well as public
and private sectors. The institute offers both training courses and
consultancy services on various facets of mitigation and management
of disasters. The objectives of DMI, as enunciated in the Memorandum
of Association, are as follows: -
Govt. officials, executives of PSUs and private sector firms in
various facets of Disaster Management.
out research on causes, effects etc. of disasters, management,
and mitigation and on state-of-art techniques.
store and effectively disseminate information regarding hazards
consultancy services to industry and others..
ultimate objective of the Institute is to 'prevent or mitigate the
consequences of disasters and thereby benefit the general
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Pradesh Vikas Pradhikaran Sangh, (MPVPS), a federation of
Urban developmental bodies in the State of Madhya Pradesh, is
an Autonomous Body under the aegis of the Housing and
Environment Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh and has
been registered as a Society in the year 1980, under M.P.
Society Registration Act, 1973.
objective behind the formation of the MPVPS was to provide a
forum for the Urban Local bodies and other developmental
agencies to provide technical expertise, technical guidance in
project management, study and research backup through
consultancy services. Since it was a body formed under the
aegis of the Government of Madhya Pradesh, it is also ordained
to implement the works and the tasks assigned to it by the
Honorable Minister, Housing & Environment Department,
Government of Madhya Pradesh is the ex-officio President of
the MPVPS, with Principal Secretary/Secretary, to the
Government of Madhya Pradesh, Housing & Environment
Department as ex-officio Vice President and Chairman, Board of
Directors, and Director, Town & Country Planning as
ex-officio Executive Director. The activities of MPVPS are
governed by a 12 member Board of Directors under the
Chairmanship of Principal Secretary, Housing and
Organization at present has 222 members comprising of 6
Development Authorities, 2 Special Area Development
Authorities, 5 Municipal Corporations, 57 Municipal Councils
and 152 Nagar Panchayats which constitutes to almost two
thirds of the Urban Centers in the State.
provides services to the Local Bodies in the fields of Survey,
Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, Urban Infrastructure and
Engineering, Project Management, & Financial Resource
Management through consultancies (in-house and out-sourced).
is a self sustaining Organization with no budgetary support
from the State Government. The entire financial resource
generation is through the membership fees and the consultancy
services. The accounts of the Organization are audited
annually by a Chartered Accountant.
organization has completed a number of Housing, commercial,
township, infrastructure and transportation projects over the
last 27 years.
Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, Housing & Environment Department
declared Madhya Pradesh Vikas Pradhikaran Sangh as Nodal
Agency for the IDSMT schemes in the State as per the
provisions of revised guidelines of IDSMT schemes issued by
Govt. of India in 1995. Vikas Pradhikaran Sangh is providing
Architectural and Engineering Consultancy to the towns
selected under IDSMT scheme and also monitoring the financial
and financial progress of the schemes. Schemes for 97
towns have been sanctioned under this scheme in a period
of 9 years i.e. 1995-96 to 2004-05. At present on an
overall basis, 45 towns have already qualified for the
second installment available after utilizing the mandatory 70
% of the initial release, 9 are on the verge of
qualifying for the second installments and the remaining are
in the implementation process. Utilization to the extent of
45% of the total amount released has also been received and a
major bulk is expected this year as all the 49 towns
sanctioned in the last two years get into implementation.
State Govt., Urban Administration and Development
Department declared Madhya Pradesh Vikas
Pradhikaran Sangh as State Nodal Agency for
Urban Infrastructure Development Scheme for Small and
Medium Towns (UIDSSMT) vide order no.
101/F-10-27/05/18-2 dt. 6th January 2006. MPVPS has
appraised schemes for 22 towns and 30 schemes for 18 towns
have been sanctioned by the State Level Sanctioning Committee.
The total cost of the sanctioned schemes is Rs.212.29 Crores
out of which GoI assistance is Rs 169.83Crores and State
assistance is Rs 21.23 Crores. The remaining cost will be
borne by the respective local bodies.
- New Vacancy
was established as the capital of newly organized state of Madhya
Pradesh in 1956. For planned development, beautification and
conservation of environment of the Capital, the Capital Project
Administration was set up on 1.10.1960 on the approval of Planning
Commission, Government of India. The responsibility of comprehensive
development of a city rests with the Housing & Environment
department of the state Government. Under the Housing &
Environment Department, master plan is prepared for rural and urban
development. According to this the task of city development is taken
up. The Capital Project Administration headed by the Principal
Secretary as the Administrator has been set up under the Housing
& Environment Department for overall planned and speedy
development worthy of Capitalís splendour. For proper
coordination of various works a separate Forest division has been
established under the Capital Project Administration besides the
Engineering departments. In accordance with the master plan prepared
and land reserved by the Housing & Environment Department, the
Capital Project Administration undertakes the construction,
development and maintenance of Roads, parks and buildings and
further it safeguards and develop the land marked by the Nazul
Officer. Quick decisions and actions are possible as the Principal
Secretary being the sole Administrator effectively coordinates and
controls all these activities.
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