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Project Planning Workshop with National and State Partners from Tamil Nadu “Land Use Planning and Management”

25-28 October 2016, Auroville, Pondicherry, India

Background

The Department of Land Resources in the Ministry of Rural Development (DoLR, MoRD) and The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zussameinarbeit are jointly implementing the “Land Use Planning and Management” project in the framework of the Indo-German Technical Cooperation with an objective to apply instruments of integrated spatial and land use planning in Indian states. ‘Land’ is a “State subject”, as stated in The Constitution of India. Thus the project mainly focuses on outputs that caters to state, and envisions to provide platform for facilitation of the state works at national level for matters that are important to link to national level.

GIZ jointly with national partner DoLR, MoRD have selected two pilot states Odisha and Tamil Nadu through a selection procedure. For planning of project in each pilot state GIZ had organised a kick off project planning workshop with the State of Tamil Nadu and national partner DoLR, MoRD in Auroville, Pondicherry during 25th October to 28th October, 2016.

The objective of this workshop was to assess the existing Land Use Planning and Management System in the State of Tamil Nadu and also understand the national interventions in the current land use planning practices and evolve and finalize project plan, processes, expected results and the Human Capacity Development (HCD) requirements for applying instruments of integrated spatial and land use planning.

Programme of the Workshop

Day 1: Setting the Context; land use planning practices at state, national and international level.
Day 2: Identification of tentative demonstration areas, key processes and results of project
Day 3: Identification of key work packages and broad Plan of Operations/Work Plan
Day 4: Presentation of Workshop outcomes before Secretary, Housing and Urban Development, Tamil Nadu

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Presentations

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Georg Jahnsen, GIZ
Background, Concepts and Examples
Dr. S. K. Kulshrestha. Senior Planning Consultant GIZ, New Delhi
SugatoDutt, Head, Land Use Division TN State Planning Commission
Town & Country Planning Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

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