Ques. for Mains - Critically analyze the role and importance of Urban Art Commission in India.
The Ministry of Urban Development has appointed new Chairman and four members of the Delhi Urban Art Commission. Dr.P.S.N.Rao has been appointed as Chairman and Smt.SonaliBhagwati, Ms.SonaliRastogi, Shri Samir Mathur and Shri Durga Shankar Mishra, as members of the Commission.
Delhi Urban Art Commission, set up in May, 1974 is mandated with preserving, developing and maintaining the aesthetic quality of urban and environmental design with in Delhi. The Commission scrutinizes various building and engineering proposals from the perspective of city aesthetics and advices urban local bodies like the Delhi Development Authority, New Delhi Municipal Committee and the three Municipal Corporations of Delhi. It also initiates studies on development and beautification of any areas in Delhi.