PMRDA’s help desk for OBPAS now operational

ST Correspondent
Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Officials of Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA), on Tuesday, inaugurated a help desk for its ‘Online Building Planning Approval System (OBPAS)’. The desk will be operational from Wednesday.


PMRDA chief Kiran Gitte said all fresh industrial proposals and single-building proposals in PMRDA will be processed through the online portal. Gitte said that the help desk will help and facilitate process of building plan approval.

Digitally-signed building plan drawings and bank challans will be provided and all updates will be provided on e-mail and mobile to respective developers. A unique ‘colour-coding scheme’ has been used in the online system, which helps in making draft of building plans.

“The system is also being integrated with the GIS-based Existing Land Use (ELU) portal of PMRDA. Fire NOC and environmental clearance have also been integrated into the system. The dedicated OBPAS portal ‘’ has details about the ‘User Manual’ for easy reference,” added Gitte. A helpline number 020-25933300 has also been started.

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