Town & Country Planning
The main function and activity of Town & Country planning are governed under MP Nagar Thata Gram Nivesh Adhiniyam 1973 and rules prepared there under eg MP Nagar Tatha Gram Nivesh Niyam 1975 and MP Bhumi Vikas Niyam 1984.
The main functions are: preparation of Town Development Plan, Review Evaluation and Modification of existing Development Plan, Preparation of Regional Development Plan, Monitoring and Enforcement of various schemes such as Integrated Development Plan of Small and Medium Towns (IDSMT) and Urban Infrastructure Development scheme for Small & Medium Towns (UIDSSMT), Control on unauthorized development in towns and functions of State Nodal Agency for National Urban Information System Scheme.
The activities of the department include preparation of development plan for investment areas of towns, preparation of regional plans for investment regions, control and inspection of planning for uniform development of small and medium-sized cities, development of infrastructure of towns, guidance in execution of development plans, check on unauthorized development of cities, guidance in policy making to development authorities/ special zone development authorities/ housing board and other institutions, guidance and assistance to state government and other institutions for management/ land planning/ selection of place and state nodal agency for nation urban information.
Bhopal city falls under Bhopal Capital region which has five districts including Rajgarh, Sajapur, Sehore, Bhopal and Raisen.