in association with
This City Development Plan has been prepared for the Panaji, as part of the initiative of the
Government of Goa to access funds from the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission
The City Development Plan (CDP) provides the starting point for the reform by identifying core City
Challenges, a Perspective and Vision for the future development of a City, its present stage of
development & current status and sets out a direction of change.
The CDP is to focus on the development of economic and social infrastructure, policies and
programmes addressing the specific issues of urban poor, strengthening of municipal governments,
and their financial management and accounting processes, promoting transparency in their
The CDP also provides a direction for cities and State Governments to undertake certain urban sector
reforms, which will facilitate flow of investments into city, based infrastructure. It is imperative for
cities: to systematically think of the future and to determine how it wishes to shape their future.
The objective of the Consultancy is to formulate a City Development Plan (CDP), in consultation with
all the relevant stakeholders, in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Government of India. As
the funding for infrastructure under JNNURM is contingent upon the City having a CDP, which must
be cleared by the Government of India, an important aspect of the consultancy is to ensure that the
CDP prepared meets the requirements and appraisal standards of the Government of India. The CDP
shall, inter-alia, provide the basis within which projects that will be identified for funding under
JNNURM and the details of such projects.
ES.2 THE PLANNING PROCESS
The CDP would be prepared as per the tool kits, guidelines and instructions provided by the Ministry
of Urban Development (MOUD), Ministry of Urban Employment and Poverty Alleviation
(MOUEPA) and the Goa State Urban Development Authorit