Friday 24 May 2024

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Issues | Regional Plan

RP21 opened to change land use, not to consult people: Church

The Church-run Council for Social Justice and Peace has alleged that the government has found an excuse in inviting public suggestions for the RP21 to actually accommodate land use changes. READ

Cong wants its own RP21 to be scrapped

Goa Congress today demanded that the state government should denotify the present draft of land use plan, commonly known as Regional Plan (RP) 2021, and formulate a new one taking all stakeholders into confidence. READ

Learn from Chennai, ban filling paddy fields and hill cuttings: NCP

Learning from the horrendous floods of Chennai, the Nationalist Congress Party has demanded total ban on filling of paddy fields and low lying areas as well as hill cuttings in Goa while formulating Regional Plan ... READ

At last; RP-21 is open for public, to suggest and rectify

The Regional Plan 2021 has been thrown open for public suggestions and rectifications, from today, for 30 days. READ

Now, Cong to protest for speedy Regional Plan

Opposition Congress in Goa on Saturday threatened to take to the streets to protest delay by the BJP -led government in finalising the land use plan which has been dogged by controversies in the coastal ... READ

RP21 process after mining issue settled, housing powers to panchayats: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today gave a fresh assurance to start working on Regional Plan 2021 by September, after mining issue is fully settled. READ

Govt to suggest models for RP21 changes

The Bharatiya Janata Party government plans to reopen the draft Regional Plan 2021 by July end, but after providing several models to choose to plan the village. READ

Gram Sabha can't direct; only recommend: CM

Gram Sabha cannot decide to issue a construction license or withdraw the license as it is a recommendatory body and not the deciding authority; Goa government cleared its stand today. READ

Don't think of alternate home in Goa: CM

Goa cannot be a destination for an alternate house, said chief minister Manohar Parrikar firmly today. READ

Lokayukta to probe land conversion scams

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar said the government will hand over all land conversion scandals of controversial Regional Plan 2011 to the Lokayukta. READ