The community has massively voted yes on the question asked through the RAD ( resident assembly décision making process).
A total of 899 valid votes have been submitted online and in-person. The number of participants exceeded the 10 per cent quorum required to validate the decision (243 votes).*
The formulated proposal of the RAD was :
“To pause all clearing, infrastructure laying and permanent construction work on the Right of Ways of Crown, Radials and Outer Ring in order to enable the community to define a way forward for Auroville’s development, following:
- Collective processes
- The ‘Master Plan: Perspective 2025’ framework,
- And other relevant regulations.
The outcome shall be approved through a ratified Residents’ Assembly Decision-making process, before the above specified clearing, infrastructure laying and permanent construction work resumes”.
This RAD has had the highest participation in Auroville’s history with 899 participants.