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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, specifying the place or places where a copy of the same is available for inspection and also inviting objections and suggestions to be submitted within sixty days from the date of publication of the notice in the Official Gazette.

(3) Immediately after a Detailed Town Planning Scheme is published under this Act, the Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council, Town Panchayat or Village Panchayat concerned shall forward a copy of the published Detailed Town Planning Scheme 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 Detailed Town Planning Scheme furnish their remarks, if any, on such Detailed Town Planning Scheme to Government.

(4) After the expiry of the period allowed under sub-section (2) for filing objections and suggestions, the Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council, Town Panchayat or Village Panchayat concerned shall consider all the objections and suggestions received and shall after allowing a reasonable opportunity of being heard, to any person who has made a request for being so heard, make such modifications in the Detailed Town Planning Scheme as it considers proper, as far as possible, within a period of sixty days from the time limit prescribed for receiving objections and suggestions under sub-section (2) and shall submit the Detailed Town Planning Scheme with or without modifications, together with all objections and suggestions in original, for sanction of the Government.

(5) The Government may, as far as possible, within sixty days from the date of the receipt of such Detailed Town Planning Scheme after considering remarks, if any, received from the District Planning Committee and the Metropolitan Planning Committee and in consultation with the Chief Town Planner, either accord sanction with or without modifications or refuse such sanction specifying reasons thereof: Provided that if the Detailed Town Planning Scheme is returned for incorporating modifications, if any, suggested by the Government, the modified Detailed Town Planning Scheme shall be resubmitted within ninety days for sanction as if the same is submitted afresh under this Act.

(6) Immediately after a Detailed Town Planning Scheme is sanctioned by the Government under this Act, the Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council, Town Panchayat or Village Panchayat concerned shall notify the fact of sanctioning of the Detailed Town Planning Scheme in the Gazette and publish a notice in at least one local newspaper having wide circulation mentioning the place or places where a copy of the same shall be available to the public for reference or for sale. The sanctioned Detailed Town Planning Scheme shall also be published in the website of the Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council, Town Panchayat or Village Panchayat concerned. The Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council, Town Panchayat or Village Panchayat concerned shall also forward a copy of the sanctioned Detailed Town Planning Scheme to the District Planning Committee and Metropolitan Planning Committee.

(7) The provisions specified under Section 63 shall continue to be in operation until sanction has been accorded for the Detailed Town Planning Scheme, even if the time limit specified under sub-sections (2) to (5) are not complied with: - Provided that in cases where a sanctioned Master Plan or Detailed Town Planning Scheme already exists in the area, its provisions shall only apply until the published Detailed Town Planning Scheme is sanctioned in accordance with this Act.

47. Power to engage consultants and to set-up special function agencies.- A Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council, Town Panchayat or Village Panchayat, with the prior approval of the Government, may set-up special function agencies for the performance of such