Home > Mumbai > Mumbai News > Article > Process of setting up single planning authority for Mumbai underway Aaditya Thackeray

Process of setting up single planning authority for Mumbai underway: Aaditya Thackeray

Updated on: 12 May,2022 04:04 PM IST  |  Mumbai
PTI |

At present, there are 16 different agencies in the city that handle 42 utilities, making things difficult

Process of setting up single planning authority for Mumbai underway: Aaditya Thackeray

Aaditya Thackeray. File pic


Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray on Thursday said the process of setting up a single planning authority for Mumbai is underway.

Speaking at an international conference "Climate crisis 2.0: Mobilizing Finance for Coastal Cities", the state minister for environment and tourism said a single planning agency for the city will provide ease of administration for the state government and ease of living for citizens.




"In a city like Mumbai, 16 agencies should come together with a single authority. Implementing agencies can be different, but if there is a single planning authority, there will be less trouble," said Thackeray, who was a chief guest at the conference.


At present, there are 16 different agencies in the city that handle 42 utilities, making things difficult, he said.

He further said that instead of appointing a CEO for the city, the government is thinking of giving more power to mayors for the effective implementation of the plan.

Mumbai First founder Narinder Nayar in his welcome address had proposed a CEO or administrator for Mumbai.

This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever


This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK