GUNTUR: The town planning experts, who attended a meeting held here on the occasion of World Town Planning Day on Wednesday, urged the public to shun unauthorised constructions and to obtain all permissions for all structures in view of the safety associated. Directorate of town & country planning dept., in association with the Institute of Town Planners, India (APRC) held the meeting. All town planning staff from the DT&CP, CRDA, GMC, along with town planners, architects, licensed technical persons, representatives from APREDA and CREDAI participated in the meet.
Besides, students from different schools of planning and architecture also participated in the event. Master plan copies of Amaravati (new capital city), Rajamahendra-varam, Ongole and Kurnool, disadvantages of unauthorised layouts and advantages of approved layouts plan were displayed to create awareness among the students, staff, LTPs, architects and general public. DTCP V. Ramudu said the role of town planner in creating liveable cities is of paramount importance. Explaining about the adverse affects of unauthorized buildings he appealed the public to obtain all permissions and plans and to construct buildings according to approved plans in view of safety.