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(b) development strategies for integrated development;

(c) sectoral development policies, strategies and proposals of sectors like agriculture, fisheries, animal husbandry, forest, industries, transportation, infrastructure, water, drainage, sewerage, solid waste management, health, education, energy, tourism, suggested phasing of the proposal etc.;

(d) implementation mechanism which may include identification of sector-wise schemes and projects to be implemented by Central or State Government departments, Public Sector undertakings, the Local Self Government Institutions concerned, corporate bodies, co-operatives, private and joint sectors and/or otherwise;

(e) fiscal requirements and resource mobilisation proposals;

(f) any other matters as may be considered necessary for carrying out the objects of this Act; and

(g) monitoring and review mechanism.

36. Procedure for preparation, publication and sanctioning of Master Plan.- (1) A Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council, Town Panchayat or Village Panchayat may, at any time, by resolution, decide to prepare or adopt a Master Plan for the Local Planning Area or part thereof.

(2) The Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council, Town Panchayat or Village Panchayat shall, in consultation with the Department of Town and Country Planning of the Government and other Government Departments and agencies, within two years from the date of the decision taken by a resolution to prepare the plan under sub-section (1), prepare or get prepared a draft Master Plan for the Local Planning Area or part thereof after reviewing such Plans, if any, prepared earlier and forward the Plan with Council resolution to the Government in such form as may be prescribed.

(3) The Government, on receipt of the draft Master Plan as per sub-section (2) may, in consultation with the Board and/or the Chief Town Planner, accord approval, within a period of sixty days from the date of receipt of such Plan, for publication, by the Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council, Town Panchayat or Village Panchayat concerned.

(4) The Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council, Town Panchayat or Village Panchayat concerned shall, within sixty days from the date of receipt of approval for publication under subsection (3), publish the draft Master Plan in the website; and a notice of publication, in the Official Gazette and in at least two newspapers having wide circulation in the Local Planning Area of which one must be in the regional language, inviting objections and suggestions to be submitted within sixty days from the date of publication of the notice in the Gazette, specifying the place or places where a copy thereof shall be available for inspection by the public: Provided that the Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council, Town Panchayat or Village Panchayat concerned shall publish such a notice, even if the draft Plan is prepared or got prepared by the Chief Town Planner under Clause (e) of Section 11.

(5) Immediately after a draft Master Plan is published under this Act, the Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council, Town Panchayat or Village Panchayat concerned shall forward a copy of the published Master Plan to the District Planning Committee and Metropolitan Planning Committee, if any and the District Planning Committee or the Metropolitan Planning Committee may, as far as possible, within sixty days from the date of the receipt of such Plan furnish their remarks, if any, on the Plan, to Government.

(6) Simultaneously with the publication of the notice under sub-section (4), the Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council, Town Panchayat or Village Panchayat concerned shall, appoint a special committee under Section 32 of this Act, which shall process the objections and suggess