ZPA reviews draft master plan for ‘Ziro-2030’

ZIRO, Oct 29: The Ziro Planning Authority (ZPA) met here on Thursday under the chairmanship of DC (in-charge) Millo Kijin to review and finalize the ‘draft master plan for Ziro-2030’.

Agriculture Minister Tage Taki, who also attended the meeting, advised the department concerned to “incorporate plans for water conservation and the world heritage site conservation,” and suggested earmarking agricultural and horticultural zones.

Stressing the need for a good drainage system, he said that sewerage network and treatment plants should be given top priority.

In order to promote tourism in the area, Taki suggested developing a “transport plan by incorporating monorail around the valley and cable car along the mid of the town.”

Town planner Likha Suraj made a detailed presentation on the proposed master plan for Ziro.

All India Institute of Local Self-Government consultant Paritosh Goyal and its director Sukhwinder Singh spoke on the importance of a master plan in regulating the growth and development of the town in a proper way. They also informed that “such vision document would be of great help to the administration for policymaking and decision-making.”

The DC advised all the stakeholder departments to furnish their data inputs within 15 days to the department.

Representatives from the RWD, the PHED, the electrical department, the PWD, the urban development department, the CRP and the research department attended the meeting. (DIPRO)