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  1. BARRACKPORE MUNICIPALITY

  2. VISION • “To usher in a new era of urban planning in Barrackpore with citizens participation in a way as to ensure a clean and green environment, freedom from illiteracy and disease, where robust livelihood is possible and where dreams and aspirations are achievable.”

  3. CONTEXT • Barracpore has a history of development – started out as a village • First British Cantonment established here in 1772 • Municipality established in 1916 • Almost linear settlement pattern – first growth along River Hooghly with limited expansion to the east • Subsequently, new development is concentrated on the east of railway line • Cantonment to the north west forms a natural boundary • Today – there is practically no land for expansion

  4. DEMOGRAPHY • Growth of population • 24 Wards – highest population concentration in Wards 4,5,7 (oldest refugee settlements) and lowest concentrations in 16 (swampy lands) and 19 (old estates) • 106 slums with maximum concentration in Ward 16, 17, 18, 20

  5. INITIATING THE DDP • Meeting among all Councilors • This is an opportunity for capacity building therefore – all staff would be involved in the process • DPG and DTG (3) formed – functional delineation of responsibility but, close coordination in decision making – communication was key • Building on lessons learnt under CSIP 1c – participatory planning • CDS, TCGs, Health Workers, RCVs – extensively involved in community consultations – provided an insight into the houses of residents

  6. THE PROCESS • Formal interactions • Many informal interactions

  7. THE STAKEHOLDERS • Citizens of Barrackpore • Staff across ALL departments of municipality • CDS Groups, TCGs, RCVs, Health Workers • Slum dwellers • Local Trade Associations • Informal Sector Workers • Pre Primary and Primary School staff • NGOs

  8. SURVEYS • Primary data collection • Technical survey for Component 1 • Socio economic survey • QSS • Social Mapping • Economic Survey for LED • Citizens Satisfaction Survey • School children drop out rate survey • All relevant secondary data • In analysis – detailed GIS mapping done

  9. OBSTACLES • Barrackpore is an old town that has grown unplanned • Force planning onto this spread • Land is a huge constraint • Attracting people from surrounding areas – population pressure

  10. FOCUS OF THIS DDP • Livelihoods • Women’s empowerment • Education especially of girls in minority communities • Public Health Delivery System • Institutional strengthening WHY THIS FOCUS…… • Land availability will necessarily constrain interventions • Infrastructure related interventions at municipality level will continue BUT move from ‘reactive’ maintenance to ‘preventive’ maintenance • Trans municipal infrastructure is critical for sustainability

  11. DEVELOPMENT GOALSComponent 1: Infrastructure, Land use and Environment Development • 1.1 Slum Infrastructure Improvement Plan • Access to basic services • Integration of slum infrastructure • Community participation in programme implementation and monitoring

  12. IDENTIFIED PROJECTS1.1 Slum Infrastructure Improvement Plan • 106 slums of which 9 already supported under KUSP • Remaining 97 slums to be taken up on basis of QSS • From KUSP funds an additional 26 slums will be funded • 9+26 = 35 already funded • 71 slums will be funded from other sources • TOTAL ALLOCATION FOR DDP PERIOD FROM ALL SOURCES = Rs. 12,39,61,180 (Rs. 12 crores)

  13. DEVELOPMENT GOALSComponent 1: Infrastructure, Land use and Environment Development 1.2 Intra Municipal Infrastructure Improvement Plan • At least 135 lpcd water supply • Drainage • Maintaining drainage outfalls • Access to sanitary latrines • Solid waste management including hospital waste management • Improving road network

  14. IDENTIFIED PROJECTS1.2 Intra Municipal Infrastructure Improvement Plan • Modernisation of solid waste collection system • Maintenance of existing infrastructure and services • Construction of new drains • Improvement of roads • Extension of water supply network • TOTAL ALLOCATION FOR DDP PERIOD FROM ALL SOURCES = Rs. 12,88,89,000 (approx. Rs. 13 crores)

  15. DEVELOPMENT GOALSComponent 1: Infrastructure, Land use and Environment Development 1.3 Trans Municipal Infrastructure Improvement Plan • Changing to a surface water supply source • Storm water drainage • Increasing connectivity • Treatment and disposal of sewerage

  16. IDENTIFIED PROJECTS1.3 Trans Municipal Infrastructure Improvement Plan • Widening of BT Road, Barrackpore-Kalyani Expressway, Barasat Road, Old Calcutta Road • Construction of a new road connecting Old Calcutta Road and Barrackpore-Dum Dum Expressway • Road over bridge of railway track at Gate 15 • Maintenance and improvement of all outfalls carrying storm water • Positioning Barrackpore on the tourist map of West Bengal

  17. DEVELOPMENT GOALSComponent 1: Infrastructure, Land use and Environment Development 1.4 Land use Development Plan • Making land available for various uses • Decongestion • Enforcement of regulation • Resettlement and rehabilitation of squatter settlements

  18. IDENTIFIED PROJECTS1.4 Land use Development Plan • Construction of market complexes and municipal markets • Construction of under ground reservoir to supply water from surface source • Building of new ward offices • Construction of at least one children’s park per ward and up gradation of existing sports grounds and parks • Construction of housing for the poor and economically weaker sections residing in slums • TOTAL ALLOCATION FOR DDP PERIOD FROM ALL SOURCES = Rs. 21,73,00,000 (approx. Rs. 22 crores)

  19. DEVELOPMENT GOALSComponent 1: Infrastructure, Land use and Environment Development 1.5 Environment Management Plan • Creating awareness • Periodic testing of water • Conservation of water bodies and wetlands • Regulation of industrial pollution • River side development

  20. IDENTIFIED PROJECTS1.5 Environment Management Plan • Disaster Preparedness • Community Awareness • Rain Water Harvesting and conservation of water • Cattle shed removal / waste management • Environment quality monitoring and surveillance • Setting up of Trans-municipal laboratory for water / air / noise / soil testing • Heritage conservation • TOTAL ALLOCATION FOR DDP PERIOD FROM ALL SOURCES = Rs. 1,55,15,000 (Rs. 1.5 crores)

  21. DEVELOPMENT GOALSComponent 2: Social and Livelihoods Development 2.1 Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation • Implementation of government plans and schemes • Strengthening of UPE Cell

  22. IDENTIFIED PROJECTS2.1 Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation • Vocational training in various trades • Capacity building of UPE Cell • Creation of a poverty data bank • Establishing a ‘loan recovery cell’ • TOTAL ALLOCATION FOR DDP PERIOD FROM ALL SOURCES = Rs. 87,05,000 (Rs. 87 lakhs)

  23. DEVELOPMENT GOALSComponent 2: Social and Livelihoods Development 2.2 Local Economic Development • Utilisation of local resources • Creating infrastructure for local industry • Identifying marketing opportunities

  24. IDENTIFIED PROJECTS2.2 Local Economic Development • Entrepreneurship training and marketing assistance to small traders • Creating a cycle rickshaw bank and providing licenses to rickshaw pullers • Motivating urban unemployed through training in entrepreneurship • Promotion of pisciculture • Showcasing local arts and crafts – sankha industry • TOTAL ALLOCATION FOR DDP PERIOD FROM ALL SOURCES = Rs. 1,17,00,000 (approx. Rs. 1.2 crores)

  25. DEVELOPMENT GOALSComponent 2: Social and Livelihoods Development 2.3 Health Care Service Delivery Improvement Plan • Providing public health services • Reproductive and Child Health Services • Other preventive health care programmes

  26. IDENTIFIED PROJECTS2.3 Health Care Service Delivery Improvement Plan • Creation of data base • Health care infrastructure enhancement • Creating awareness • Organising health camps • TOTAL ALLOCATION FOR DDP PERIOD FROM ALL SOURCES = Rs. 2,53,80,000 (approx. Rs. 2.5 crores)

  27. DEVELOPMENT GOALSComponent 2: Social and Livelihoods Development 2.4 Primary Education Improvement Plan • Universal education • Literacy programmes • Adequate education infrastructure

  28. IDENTIFIED PROJECTS2.4 Primary Education Improvement Plan • Identification of school drop outs and bringing them back to school • Building new schools • Strengthening mid day meal programme • Adult education programme • Providing education to BPL children • Compulsory education program for the children in 5 to 8 age group covering all wards • Providing certain basic services like drinking water and sanitation facilities • TOTAL ALLOCATION FOR DDP PERIOD FROM ALL SOURCES = Rs. 1,01,99,000 (Rs. 1 crore)

  29. DEVELOPMENT GOALSComponent 3: Municipal Institutional Strengthening Plan 3.1 Organisation Development Plan • Improving governance • Manpower planning • Skill development • Capacity Building

  30. IDENTIFIED PROJECTS3.1 Organisation Development Plan • Strengthening Ward Committees • Centralisation of records • Signage in municipal office • Capacity building of councilors and staff • Computerisation (LAN, updating double entry accounting and website) • TOTAL ALLOCATION FOR DDP PERIOD FROM ALL SOURCES = Rs. 1,16,350 (approx. Rs. 1.2 crores)

  31. DEVELOPMENT GOALSComponent 3: Municipal Institutional Strengthening Plan 3.2 Internal Processes and Systems Improvement Plan • Simplification of internal processes and systems • Increasing computerisation

  32. IDENTIFIED PROJECTS3.2 Internal Processes and Systems Improvement Plan • Computerisation including software development • Instituting an annual citizens satisfaction survey • Information sharing • Single window operating system • Inter-departmental coordination • Intra municipal performance appraisal system • TOTAL ALLOCATION FOR DDP PERIOD FROM ALL SOURCES = Rs.25,390 (approx. Rs. 25 lakhs)

  33. DEVELOPMENT GOALSComponent 3: Municipal Institutional Strengthening Plan 3.3 Citizens Interface Plan • Strengthening ward committees • Partnering citizens • Grievance redress • Transparency and accountability in functioning

  34. IDENTIFIED PROJECTS3.3 Citizens Interface Plan • Sharing information • Strengthening BWMC • Grievance redress • Workshops for improving government – citizen working • Setting up information kiosks in ward offices • Up date Citizens charter • TOTAL ALLOCATION FOR DDP PERIOD FROM ALL SOURCES = Rs. 55,500 (approx. Rs. 55 lakhs)

  35. DEVELOPMENT GOALSComponent 3: Municipal Institutional Strengthening Plan 3.4 Financial Plan • Enhancing property tax • Improving collection efficiency • Enhancing non tax revenue • Levy of user charges • Outsourcing and redeployment • Financial control and budgeting

  36. IDENTIFIED PROJECTS3.4 Financial Plan • Various interventions for improvements in • Assessment and tax • Water charges • Advertisement tax • Identification of new sources of revenue • License fees • Expenditure management • Asset management • TOTAL ALLOCATION FOR DDP PERIOD FROM ALL SOURCES = Rs. 13,070 (approx. Rs. 13 lakhs)

  37. TOTAL FINANCIAL ALLOCATION • Component 1 = Rs. 48,56,65,180 • Component 2 = Rs. 5,59,84,000 • Component 3 = Rs. 2,10,31,000 • TOTAL = Rs. 56,26,80,180

  38. PUBLIC VALIDATION • 400 participants at the meeting • High degree of interaction • Written feedback on DDP document • Comments received were largely incorporated either later or had already been included • Those comments not included were for reasons beyond the control of the municipality

  39. CONCLUSION • Implementation of DDP will enable holistic development of Barrackpore • To undo the developmental oversights of the past • To prepare Barrackpore to take its just place in the industrial development map of West Bengal

  40. THANK YOU