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Indore to get digital building plan approval system

Thursday, 9 January 2014 - 2:20pm IST | Place: Indore | Agency: DNA

In a boost to realty sector, and to bring in transparency and speed to the process of approval of building plans in Indore, a digital approval method is being introduced.

The Automating Development-Control-Regulation system (AutoDCR) will be updated with the facility of taking digital signature of the applicant and linkage with T&CP (town and country planning), the registrar office and other 14 departments to ease the process of approving maps online by Indore Municipal Corporation.

With this, the system is likely to being introduced in other parts of the country to facilitate the applicants and the official concerned from lengthy and time consuming process of approving the maps for buildings manually.

Premjit Lal, the director of Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation along with his team on Wednesday reached at IMC Headquarter to learn the working through AutoDCR.

IMC additional commissioner Manoj Pushp, the city engineer Harbhajan Singh, IMC nodal officer Vinod Nagar gave a presentation on AutoDCR system.

Lal and his team appreciated the benefits of the system and also suggested some suggestions to get better results.

“Lal and his team gave indications to implement the system in all the states on the centre government level after introducing some changes including the facility of digital signature of the applicants, stop issuing hard copy of the maps and linking T&CP, the registrar office and 14 other departments including fire and environment to get better results” said Nagar.

Innovative solution
AutoDCR is a unique and innovative e-governance solution for automation of building plan scrutiny and approval. It reads CAD drawings and maps them to the development control regulations for approval by municipal corporations. Some of the major benefits include transparency, uniformity & compliance, process Innovation & Integration and accountability in the entire process of automation of building plan scrutiny and approval.

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