Jodhpur Master Plan 2031 has been created for Jodhpur district. Jodhpur District is a district in the State of Rajasthan in western India. The city of Jodhpur is the administrative headquarters of the district. As of the 2011 census, it is the second highest populated district of Rajasthan after Jaipur district. The district is located in the State of Rajasthan in western India. The district is bounded on the north by Bikaner District, on the northeast by Nagaur District, on the southeast and south by Pali District, on the southwest by Barmer District, and on the west and northwest by Jaisalmer District. The city has well-established rail, road and air networks connecting it to other major cities of the country. Jodhpur railway station is the divisional headquarters of the North Western Railways (NWR). It is well connected with railways to major Indian cities like Alwar, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Pune, Kota, Kanpur, Bareilly, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Indore, Bhopal, Dhanbad, Patna, Guwahati, Nagpur, Lucknow, Gwalior, Jaipur etc. Jodhpur Airport is one of the prominent airports of Rajasthan. It is primarily a military airbase with a civil enclosure to allow for civilian air traffic. Due to Jodhpur’s strategic location, this airport is regarded as one of the most important ones for the Indian Air Force. At present, there are daily flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur, Jaipur and Bangalore to the city operated by Air India and Jet Airways and Spicejet. Jodhpur is connected by road to all major cities in Rajasthan and neighboring states like Delhi, Ahmedabad, Surat, Ujjain, Agra etc. Apart from deluxe and express bus services to cities within the state, Rajasthan Roadways provides Volvo & Mercedes Benz bus service to Delhi, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Udaipur and Jaisalmer. The latitude of Jodhpur is 26.263863 and the longitude is 73.008957. It is located between the 26° 15′ 49.9068” N and 73° 0′ 32.2452” E.
It is connected through-:
- NH-62, Ambala-Kaithal-Hissar-Fatehpur-Jodhpur-Pali.
- NH-112, Junction with NH-14 connecting near Jaitaran-Bilara-Kaparda-Jodhpur-Kalyanpur Pachpadra-Balotra-Tilwara-Kher-Bagundi Dhudhwa-Madhasar-Kawas and terminating at its junction with NH 15 near Barmer.
- NH-114, Junction with NH-65 near Jodhpur connecting Balesar – Dechhu and terminating at its junction with NH-15 near Pokaran.
Vision of Jodhpur Master Plan 2031
The objective of the Jodhpur Master Plan 2031 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Jodhpur in order to promote, guide and rationalize. The future growth and development of the urban centers is defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level. Jodhpur Master Plan 2031 has been considered as one of the most effective mechanism to promote planned growth of the urban centers. It lays down the road map, agenda and framework within which the city growth is envisioned. It provides a tool for the authorities to take decision with regard to current and future development related issues.
Jodhpur Master Plan 2031 provides the framework for rationalizing the orderly movement of traffic and transportation within the city and defines the area for laying down network of various services. The plan is used for promoting integrated development of the urban centre by rationalizing its pattern of land use and their inter-relationship. It also defines the strategies and solutions for overcoming the existing problems of the urban centers and to overcome its infrastructural and service related inadequacies. In addition, it provides options for accommodating the future addition to population which is likely to come to the urban centre due to natural growth and migration. Master Plan acts as a tool for determining the infrastructure cost which would be required to make the city sustainable. The plans offer futuristic solutions by laying down agenda for its growth and development.
Development Goals of Jodhpur Master Plan 2031
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable