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The New Indian Express

Union government asks Tamil Nadu to constitute high-level committee to strengthen urban planning

CAG participated in a consultation organised by Directorate of Town and Country Planning (organised by DTCP), to plan revision of the Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act, 1971, incorporating steps towards sustainable development, sustainable mobility, climate change resilience, efficient land-use, infrastructure and settlement growth across the state.

Looking out for Landmarks

Playgrounds, parks and such public spaces are crucial for the health and well-being of citizens. The pandemic has just underscored their importance, notes Sumana Narayanan of CAG. As Madras turns 382 this August, it is time the city ensures that parks and playgrounds abound and that they are well-maintained and accessible to all.