Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority
Chennai is the capital city for the state of Tamilnadu which is located on the southern region of the Indian mainland. The city is home for many religious structures and pleasant beaches. Chennai is second largest exporter for software and IT/IT enabled services in India after the city of Bangalore. As the city served as the capital of British province of Madras, many palaces and monuments are located in and around its vicinity. It is also the fourth metropolitan city of our country with an international airport called the Meenambakam.
The Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act passed in the year 1971 brought in to existence a new body called Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) to take care of planning in the city of Chennai. This body has worked all through the years with a single minded goal of developing a “Better Chennai for better tomorrow”. The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority takes keen interest in large scale activities with regards to development in metropolitan area of Chennai. This development authority works in co-ordination with many real estate consultancies to chalk out effective and efficient development plans. The metropolitan area of Chennai comprises of three hundred and six villages, twenty eight Town Panchayats and eight other municipalities. The development authority supervises and manages various projects undertaken by government and non governmental organisations in the city of Chennai. Numerous urban development projects are planned on the basis of an innovation strategy and are crafted to provide optimal environmental sanctity which is one quality for which the Chennai metropolitan development authority is looked upon by other metropolitan development authorities.
Some of the ventures taken up by the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority are as follows: Outer ring road from Vandalur to Minjur, Urban Development Gallery, Critical Road Widening and Container Terminal Study, Traffic action plan and meticulously drafted Development plan for the Chennai Metropolitan Area. Another notable quality possessed by Chennai metropolitan development authority is that it provides explicit information and awareness in field concerned with the inexpedient illegal and uncalled unauthorised property exchanges or transactions.