Mtskheta Master Plan Development Works in Progress
“Akholis” Association is proceeding with development of Mtskheta master plan. “Akholis” Association is the winner of bidding conducted by the Municipal Development Fund of Georgia for development of Mtskheta master plan, it is a multidisciplinary group integrating 8 design companies with complete staff of sectoral specialists.
Representatives of “Akholis” Association presented to interested parties initial outcomes of their efforts to develop Mtskheta Master plan. Remarks of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia on the above-referred outcomes were discussed by the parties at the meeting in MRDI attended by Maya Tskitishvili, Vice-Premier, Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Mzia Giorgobiani, Deputy Minister, Mikheil Giorgadze, Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia, Nikoloz Antidze, Director of the National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation, Giorgi Shengelia, Executive Director of the Municipal Development Fund of Georgia.
The Association is developing master plan in accordance with bidding requirements elaborated with involvement of Georgian specialists and UNESCO representatives. Standards and tasks established by them, considering scope and complexity of the project, necessitated involvement of specialist of various experience, competence and specifics.
The contract with “Akholis” provides for preparation of Mtskheta land use master plan, area development regulation plan, rules for use and development of territories and Mtskheta urban development cadaster. The project also envisages arrangement of recreational and tourist zones, wastewater and drainage systems and update of public transport systems.
Mtskheta master plan development process is broken down to several stages. Discussions with various institutions, populations and stakeholders are to be held periodically.
Preparation of Mtskheta Spatial- Territorial Development Management Document is to be completed by the end of current year.