1.1 BACKGROUND, LOCATION , BOUNDARIES AND AREAS
Zone ‘C’, is also known as ‘Civil Lines Zone’ and it is located towards North, covering an area of 3959 hac. and consists of 21 Sub-Zones .
The boundaries of the Zone- C are as under:
North-East Part Ring Road, Outer Ring Road, Zone O (River Yamuna),
N.H.-1 & P-II (North Delhi) adjoining Sub-zone C-21.
North-West Zone P-I (Narela) & Zone P-II (North Delhi)
South-East Old City (Zone-A)
South-West Delhi Amritsar Railway Line, Zone-H (North West Delhi-I)
Zone-C is identifiable with its prestigious Delhi University, Northern Ridge, ISBT (Kashmiri Gate) and Tis Hazari Courts. A significant feature of this Zone is the Old Secretariat Complex and Civil Lines Bungalow area of the Colonial period. Roshanara Bagh and Qudsia Bagh are historical gardens from the Mughal peroid.
This Zone has posh residential areas, rehabilitation colonies and pre 1962 residential colonies. A part of Special area also falls in this zone. Other important activities in the Zone are Azadpur wholesale Fruit and Vegetable market and Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar. Metro Corridor is operational in this Zone. Dheerpur (Phase –I & II) is an important project in this Zone. This zone has been developing since pre independence era and through the MPD- 1962, MPD-2001 and now MPD-2021. As such the zone has heterogeneous character where the unplanned areas and planned areas developed under the norms of various plans co-exist.
1.2 STATUTORY PROVISIONS AND OBJECTIVES
1.2.1 Already approved Sub-Zonal /earlier Zonal Plans in conformity with the Master Plan shall continue for the areas where the Zonal Plans have not been approved. The Zonal Plans in the form of structure plans shall be prepared within 12 months of the approval of MPD-2021.
1.2.2 The Zonal (Divisional) plan is being prepared under Section-8 and processed under Section-1O of the Delhi Development Act-1957. The modification of land use shall be processed under Section-11(A), simultaneously.
Map Zone -C
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