Vikas Singh vs Lieutenant Governor And Ors on 20 January, 2016

1. On 29th September, 2014, after completion of pleadings and finally

hearing the counsels for the then parties, we passed the following order in

this petition:
2. Thereafter, from time to time the matter was adjourned on the ground

that steps were being taken by Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development

(Delhi Division) to resolve the controversy. It was else the stand of the

Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India in the affidavit dated 15 th

November, 2014 filed immediately after being impleaded as a party that in

the meeting held on 30th October, 2014 it had been decided that modification

should be carried out in National Building Code (NBC) to align it with the

Master Plan for Delhi 2021 (MPD-2021) regarding provisions for building

height and it was also directed that Delhi Development Authority (DDA), in

consultation with Delhi Fire Department, should formulate a proposal

containing the changes that would be required in NBC and submit the same

to the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) so that NBC can be revised to be
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consistent with MPD-2021.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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