Chandigarh: The Haryana Town and Country Planning Department has prepared a plan for Ambala and Ambala Cantt to ensure their development in a planned manner.

The Draft Development Plan-2025 had been prepared for a projected population of 9.96 lakh people, said a department spokesman here on Monday.

The plan had been prepared keeping in view residential, commercial, transport, open space, special zone, industrial, business, academic and various other public facilities, he said.

Under the plan, 5962 hectares of the land would be urbanised, the spokesman said.

Out of this, 3320 hectares had been earmarked for residential, 248 for commercial and 836 for industrial purposes, he said.

(Agencies)

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