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Agricultural land use area shrinks in CDP

Puducherry, Nov 8 (UNI) The agricultural land use area has shrunk from 135.85 square kilometers to 129.67 square kilometers in the Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP)-2036 notified by the Town and Country Planning Department here on August 30.

This CDP has been made for entire Puducherry area to an extent of 294.23 square kilometers under 81 revenue villages after a gap of 36 years. The first CDP prepared in 1983 was prepared under the aegis of the Puducherry Town and Country Planning Act, 1969 for an area of 41.9 square kilometers.
In the land use pattern, the residential use area has gone up from 32.12 sq km to 51.37 kms. The unauthorized layout of around 33 sq kms have been brought under residential use. Besides 1.49 sq kms area is identified as Mixed Residential Zone. The CDP has identified 2.37 sq kms as Commercial area, while 3.23 sq kms as Mixed commercial zone. An industrial area of 15.11 sq kms and Mixed Industrial zone of 1.42 sq kms have been proposed. For recreation and tourism zone has increased to 5.52 sq kms from 0.5 sq kms, public and semi public 19.70 sq kms have been earmarked. For Transportation and communication, 24.77 sq kms have been proposed as compared to 22 sq kms. Remaining 39.56 sqkms is marked as protective and under developed zone.
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About 45 women register their names for Sabarimala temple darshan

15 Nov 2019 | 12:43 AM

Sabarimala, Nov 14 (UNI) As many as 45 women who are in the age group between 10 and 50 years, have registered themselves in the digital crowd management system -- Virtual Q -- for darshan at Sabarimala temple for the upcoming Mandalam-Makaravilakku festival beginning from November 17.

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Nepal Ambassador calls on Kerala Governor

14 Nov 2019 | 11:56 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 14 (UNI) Ambassador of Nepal to India, Mr Nilambar Acharya, called on Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan at Raj Bhavan here on Thursday.

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Dharmendra Pradhan calls on Kerala CM

14 Nov 2019 | 11:47 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 14 (UNI) Union Minister for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan called on Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at his office here on Thursday.

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Jai Ram Thakur presides over closing ceremony of Lavi fair

14 Nov 2019 | 11:41 PM

Shimla, Nov 14 (UNI) Four-day long international Lavi fair at Rampur Bushahr concluded today with much fanfare and gaiety with Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur presiding over the closing ceremony.

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Revival of lapsed PLI/RPLI polices

14 Nov 2019 | 11:39 PM

Hyderabad, Nov 14 (UNI) A public notification is issued regarding revival of lapsed PLI/RPLI policies from Chief Post Master General at Telangana Circle in Hyderabad.

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