Pune: The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has approved the draft Development Plan (DP) for Yewalewadi village, which has neen recently included in PMC limits. The draft DP will now be made public for inviting suggestions and objections from citizens for two months. The decision was taken at the General Body meeting of the PMC on Tuesday after the City Improvement Committee tabled a proposal.
The total expenditure for developing public amenities in the village is Rs 2,258.85 crore. Of this, the PMC will make a monetary provision of Rs 57.7 crore in its financial budget for the next ten years.
Yewalewadi is in the east of the city. It was merged on December 21, 2012 by the State government, following which the civic administration published its intention to prepare a draft DP of the village on June 12, 2014. After preparing the draft DP, the administration noted that the village has an area of 681.77 hectares, of which only one-third is residential.
The draft DP mentioned that according to the 2011 census, the total population of the village was 7,685. It was projected to reach 90,653 till 2034. Considering the projection, it is difficult to provide basic amenities as per the population ratio. At present, there are two government-run schools, one hospital, one crematorium and one burial ground.
The draft DP proposed 38 reservations, out of which 27 reservations are planned on amenity spaces, seven on private open land and remaining four on government-owned land. But the City Improvement Committee added four more reservations before it forwarded the draft DP on November 16. The draft proposed 2.5 km of new roads in the village.
The draft DP approved by the General Body proposes a multi-specialty hospital, a maternity home, a dispensary, a school, a playground, a public park, a garden, a PMPML depot, a solid waste disposal plant, a police station and water supply works.