Summary Of the 22 villages around Chandigarh, nine are under the municipal corporation, and 13 governed by the administration. Chandigarh Master Plan 2031 also recommends continuing with their rural character protected by the original Periphery Control Act. So far, only 100-odd plants are installed at private buildingsIn neighbouring states, including Punjab, change of land use (CLU) and external development charges (EDC) are not must for renewable-energy projects. CHANDIGARH: In a setback to Chandigarh Renewable Energy Science and Technology (CREST), the UT architecture department has turned down its proposal of allowing change of land use (CLU) for installing solar power plants on agricultural space.On June 2, TOI had highlighted how a CLU could boost solar-power generation in the private sector especially. In the absence of a policy for allowing CLU, the electricity department has had to turn down 15 applications for installing solarenergy plants of 300 kilowatt (KW) to 5 megawatt (MW) capacity in the periphery.