Last Week at CLPR: 7th Jan – 13th Jan 2018

January 16, 2018

Last Week at CLPR (7th-13th Jan 2018), we wrote:




Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Champaka and Matthew Idiculla wrote in the Deccan Herald about the impact of the draft Revised Master Plan (RMP) 2013 published by the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA). This plan contains regulations and zoning rules that will manage and shape growth of the 1,219 sqkm area under the BDA jurisdiction for the next 15 years and accommodates a projected population 24.7 million.


CADIndia (Constituent Assembly Debates of India):


10th January 1886: Dr.John Matthai, an economist who earned doctorates from LSE and Oxford and led 8 industrialists and economists in drafting the Bombay Plan – a 15 year development plan for India. His contributions went beyond those in the Constituent Assembly – he was first Chairman of the State Bank of India and server as the Vice-Chancellor at the University of Mumbai and the University of Kerala.


7th January 1949: The Constituent Assembly voted for all executive action of the government of India to be taken in the name of the President. One of the reasons behind this proposal was that the President, in the absence of an elected Parliament and ministries, would be the one to run the government.