Chakulia Master Plan 2040 has been created for Chakulia. Chakulia is located at 22.48°N 86.72°E. Chakulia Nagar Panchayat is in Chakulia sub district of Purbi Singhbhum district in Jharkhand. The district is bounded on the north by West Bengal, on the south by Orissa, on the east by West Bengal and on the west by the district of Seraikela- Kharsawan. The city is at a distance of 200km from the state capital Ranchi and 76km from the district headquarter Jamshedpur. The city is situated at an elevation of 115m (377m) above mean sea level. Pin code of the area is 832301.
Vision of Chakulia Master Plan 2040
There has been a serious understanding of the issues and problems cropping out of the unplanned growth of 9 towns of Jharkhand (Cluster –C). The towns are mostly beset with a number of planning and development challenges that warrant immediate attention in the interest of planned development and public good. Among these issues, mention can be made of amorphous and haphazard growth, dilapidated urban infrastructure, disposition of incompatible land use, poor economic and industrial base, degradation of environment, traffic chaos etc. Government of Jharkhand (GoJ) in association with the Urban Development Department (UDD), Jharkhand has taken the initiative to prepare the Master Plans of small and medium sized towns across 9 towns of Jharkhand (Cluster –C). The principal aim of the project is to formulate strategies and prepare draft master plans for planned development of towns.
Objective of Chakulia Master Plan 2040
The objective of the preparation of Master Plan is to provide sustainable vision document, land use map and road map for balanced growth of town by regulating present and future spatial development envisaged for the horizon year, 2040. Make proposals for fixing the use of land for purposes such as residential, industrial, commercial, agricultural, recreational and other uses. Proposal for the fixation of land for public purposes such as schools, colleges and other educational institutions, markets, social welfare and cultural institutions, theaters and places of public entertainment or public assembly, museums, art galleries, religious buildings and other amenities. Assess the urban poor in income generation activities, improving the quality of their physical environment and enhancing their access to basic services like safe drinking water and sanitation, primary health care and education. Make proposal on preservation, conservation and development of areas of natural scenery and landscape. Proposal for designation of areas for open spaces, play-grounds, stadium, zoological gardens, green belts, nature reserve, sanctuaries and dairies.