Naya Raipur, India, Asia
Year2006latitude: 21° 10'
longitude: 81° 47'
Initiator(s)state government
Planning organizationNaya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA)
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Naya Raipur masterplan
source: Naya Raipur Development Authority

After formation of new state Chhattisgarh in the year 2000, the state government has decided to create a well planned new city for Raipur. Hence Special area has been notified under section 64 of Nagar Tatha Gramnivesh Adhiniyam 1973.

The authority thus formed is named Capital Area Development Authority (CADA) which is now called as Naya Raipur Development Authority(NRDA). NRDA is the nodal agency undertaking comprehensive development of this Greenfield City.

The authority has Chairman, CEO and other members. Chief Executive officers appointed by government and other officers and staff working under NRDA organization.

Naya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA) is a special area development authority established by GoCG under the Chhattisgarh Nagar Tatha Gram Nivesh Adhiniyam, 1973 for development and administration of Naya Raipur.

As part of development activities, NRDA is developing and shall develop infrastructure, utility and social projects by various procurement methods such as Public Private Partnership framework, Engineering procurement contracts Percent Rate/ Item Rate/ lump sum contract etc, depending on the nature of projects.

Naya Raipur has been included in the Jawahar Lal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM) as a Mission City with the city of Raipur. The City Development Plan (CDP) of Naya Raipur has been approved for Rs 749.52 crores. As a mandatory requirement of JnNURM, NRDA has agreed to implement Urban Reform Agenda set out in the "Checklist of the Urban Reforms" under JnNURM within the mission period. The implementation of urban reforms require drafting of policy frameworks, rules, bye laws, manuals, guidelines etc and preparation of GIS/IT databases for various reforms and their implementation. The guidelines of JnNURM require submission of progress Reports and other documents related to the implementation of projects and Urban Reforms at given intervals.

Naya Raipur has also been selected as a demonstration city under the Global Environmental Facility (GEF)/ World Bank assisted Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) being implemented by Government of India. The DPR submitted to the Government of India is expected to be approved soon. The project is required to be implemented in compliance with the Finance Management Manual and Operations Manual of SUTP.

source: Naya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA), 2011

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