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Area Based Develoment

Future Impact

1. Governance Impact (eg. Improvement in service provision and recovery of charges due to establishment of SPV)


  • With SPV and dedicated team in place, it is expected to ensure improvement in service delivery, timely recovery of charges/ tariffs to its advantage and responsible functioning.


  • The presence of PPP funds and realization of tariffs and user charges will make it possible for the SPV to enforce retrofitting activities and infrastructure improvement which will improve services and living conditions.


  • Increase in revenue under various basic services due to introduction of proper technological options for reduction of transmission and distribution losses


  • Strong community action as unorganized sectors like slums, street vendors get formalised and organized into community based organisations and associations 


  • Evidence based decision making as data at multiple points (metadata) becomes available and gets integrated with the PAN City Control Centre


2. Spatial Impact (eg. Built form changed to incorporate more density or more public space)


  • Creating a network of well-connected and universally accessible public open spaces in the city which are well maintained for public use providing not only better quality of life but also reduction in the pollution levels.


  • Adopting compact mixed land use development in the core city creating multi utility amenities like MLCPs, transport cum commercial complexes, recreational zones, etc.


  • Converting the congested & widespread slum settlements (3 nos.) into compact well planned pockets offering a better living environment.


  • 100% Retrofitting of city roads and streets with proper pedestrian pathways, adequate landscaping, signage, street lighting and underground ducting of services will help the area to be completely devoid of visual clutter and ensure easy navigation.


  • Revival of all the water canals to mitigate flooding & act as future active public places.


  • Development of Padmanabhaswamy Temple precinct area, Chalai street, Manviyaveedhi Street & Charitra Veedhi and historic assets will enhance the religious, heritage and cultural tourism potential of the city.


3. Economic Impact (eg. New commercial space created for organized economic activity)


  • Leverage tourism based economic gains by restoration of historic assets and activating the city yearlong with events, offering a mix of various recreational, educational and cultural activities.


  • 100% paid on-street parking and MLCP will be revenue source for Corporation


  • Organised vending zones in the city centre will help create a self-sufficient economic model that will benefit the informal sector and facilitate easy integration.


  • Provision of affordable housing with basic services for the EWS section will support to accommodate the poor in the city centre who are majorly employed in various formal & informal city services.


  • Over-all upgradation of the city centre with the rejuvenation of its green and blue infrastructure and revival of its heritage, as an integrated hub that sets the first impression and identity of the city, will help attract the captive market and new investments in the city.


  • Use of renewable options like use of solar power, shifting to energy efficient building concept, harvesting rainwater etc. will reduce the cost incurred on services 50%.


  • Improved mobility will support the economic activities within the city due to reduction in travel time by 10-15 mins.


4. Social Impact (accessible features included in the proposal) 


  • Increase in public space, greening, access to basic amenities and inclusive development etc. ensures equality and cohesive integration of all stratus of society


  • Enhancement of livelihood assets of informal sector workers through initiatives such as vendor programs


  • Increase in public health and hygiene standards within the area


  • Improved safety & mobility for all sections including the disabled through having components of auditory signals, braille signage in junctions and ease of navigation


  • Mainstreaming of infrastructure promoting universal access in all project components


  • 100% employment for all sections - Trans genders, unemployed youth and women by provision of skill centres and training programmes


  • 100% safe zone ensuring zero crimes against children, minors, women & elderly


  • Access to improved and affordable health and educational facilities: Upgradation of all the anganwadis and public health centres within the ABD.


  • Shelter for All  catering to the migrants and homeless population


5. Sustainability, including environmental impact (eg. Intensive 24x7 use of public spaces results in reduced traffic and reduced pollution)


  • Increase in green cover and visual aesthetics leading to a reduction in temperature of the micro-climate


  • Improvement in air quality as public transport and non-motorized mode shares increase


  • Reduced traffic congestion and related GHG emissions by smart traffic, transport and parking management.


  • Reduction in waste generated by implementation of Decentralised Waste Mgmt.


  • Improved energy efficiency by the Sustainable Buildings program


  • Decrease in area’s overall carbon footprint through encouraging NMT infrastructure & demarcating vehicle free zones.


  • Create livable neighborhoods by providing affordable housing for EWS section.


  • Early warning & response systems - It will enable to track the climate changes, coastal erosions, flood levels in the water bodies & occurrence of vector borne diseases in time and alert the administration to be equipped with response mechanism for minimum losses.