Delhi-Investment and Industrial Policies
The rapid advancements in the field of Information, Communication and Entertainment Technologies and the resultant explosive growth of the information intensive services sector have radically changed the world economic landscape. These changes have given rise to a new society based on knowledge. This has further resulted in the new avenues of development, employment, productivity, efficiency, and enhanced factors of economic growth.
Government of Delhi recognises the enormous potential of the IT and has decided to embark upon an ambitious journey to herald the benefits of IT to the people of the state. It envisions that by the year 2003, Delhi shall ave realised this huge potential and, as a result, would emerge as a premier cyber state in the country with its citizens qualifying to be e-citizens.
- Services and Information Technology Sectors were not discussed in 1982 industrial policy because development in these sectors was seen much later
- The Industrial Policy envisages development of Hi-tech, sophisticated, knowledge based, service sector and IT and ITES type of industries in Delhi
- The Vision of the Industrial Policy is to make Delhi a hub of clean, high-technology & skilled economic activities by 2021
We produce herebelow the guiding policy released regarding Transport in Delhi, under the MPD 2021. Please note that this is the vision statement released / considered in conjunction with the policy document of Delhi master plan. The specific plans would be available for perusal only along with the MPD 2021 approval, or in isolation, later.
The present transport system is characterized by road traffic congestion with declining ambient air quality accompanied by a rising trend in road accidents. The focus of all efforts need to be on reducing congestion, improving air quality by lower levels of vehicular pollution and enhancing road safety while improving amenities for commuters.