Patna Regional Development Authority

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Patna Regional Development Authority
पटना क्षेत्रीय विकास प्राधिकरण
PRDA
Agency overview
Formed1979[1]
Preceding agency
  • Patna Improvement Trust
Dissolved2007
Superseding agency
JurisdictionPatna
Hajipur
Sonepur
Headquarters2nd floor, C-Block, Maurya Lok Complex, Patna – 800001
Minister responsible
Parent agencyPatna Municipal Corporation
Websitehttp://pmcbihar.in

Patna Regional Development Authority (Hindi: पटना क्षेत्रीय विकास प्राधिकरण), abbreviated as PRDA, is a body of the Government of Bihar that is responsible for the infrastructure development of the Patna Metropolitan Region (PMR). It was established by the Bihar State Government with the sole purpose of the developing the infrastructure of the Patna Metropolitan Region. After Enactment of Bihar Municipal Act 2007, it is now merged into Patna Municipal Corporation.[2]

Overview[edit]

After disbanding Patna Improvement Trust, the PRDA was set up in 1975 and was formed in 1979[3] under the provision of Patna Regional Development Authority act 1978 for preparation of Regional Plan, Master Plan and Zonal Plan.

Patna Master Plan[edit]

In October 2016, Bihar cabinet approved the Patna master plan 2031 which envisages development of a new airport at Bihta.[4] Bihar government is acquiring 126 acres of land for construction of the new airport.[5] 17.6 sq km of area in Dumri Village in Punpun block of Patna (PMR) has been allocated for IT Park.[6][7][8]

Jurisdiction[edit]

The area of jurisdiction of Patna Regional Development Authority covers an approximately 234.70 Square Kilometers comprising

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Productivity and Management of State Level Public Enterprises, Part 2 google book
  2. ^ "Laws to read, reply & build". The Telegraph. Retrieved 17 February 2014.
  3. ^ http://www.urbantippingpoint.org/documents/Working%20Papers/WP5_Patna.pdf
  4. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/Cabinet-OKs-Patna-master-plan-paves-way-for-big-bulidings-new-airport/articleshow/55100844.cms
  5. ^ "Land identified to make Bihta airport operational for flyers".
  6. ^ "पुनपुन की डुमरी में विकसित होगी बिहार की आइटी सिटी".
  7. ^ "साइबराबाद की तर्ज पर बनेगी बिहार की पहली साइबर सिटी, जानिए..."
  8. ^ http://www.bhaskar.com/news/BIH-PAT-HMU-bihars-first-cyber-city-built-in-poonpoon-news-hindi-5449862-NOR.html

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