Sat, Oct 18, 2014, 10:32 AM
GHMC is preparing new rules for approving building plans as per the inputs emanating from Metropolis conference. According to new rules, water harvesting pit and solar power unit would be made compulsory henceforth for acquiring approval for building plans. Governor Narasimhan stressed on these issues in his speech at the conference and said that water harvesting pit is necessary to increase ground water level in metros and every household should have solar unit to cater to increasing energy needs . Though water harvesting pit is compulsory, officials used to ignore it in the past. But, town planning department of the GHMC is going to consider it seriously from now. However, these new rules from GHMC are being opposed by corporators. Watch for more..