Khanna Master Plan 2031 has been prepared for Khanna. Khanna is a very old town situated on the historic Grand Trunk Road (National Highway No.1), 45 km. Southeast of Ludhiana in Punjab.
The city is centrally located in the state and situated on Amritsar-Delhi railway line which is considered the backbone of State. The city is centrally located in the state situated on Amritsar-Delhi railway line which is considered the backbone of State. This city is located at a distance of about:
- A) 60 kms from Chandigarh “The Capital of Punjab”
- B) 18 kilometers from Samrala
- C) 70 Kms. from Ambala
- D) 265 kilometers from Delhi
The Local Planning Area of Khanna city for the preparation of Khanna Master Plan 2031 of the city was notified vide notification no 12/3/2008-4HGI/417 dated 15-1-2008 under section 56(1) of “The Punjab Regional and Town Planning and Development Act 1995 (Amendment), 2006” (list attached at annexure I) however as per satellite imaginary data, the Local Planning Area boundary needed rectification and in view of above, the boundaries of Local Planning Area have been revised as per notification no 12/3/2008- 4HGI/1413 dated 20/5/2010 (list attached at annexure no. II) within the meaning of section 56(7) of “The Punjab Regional and Town Planning and Development Act 1995 (Amendment), 2006. The total area proposed for Local Planning Area is substituted as 24967 hectares which comprises of Khanna M.C., Payal M.C. and adjoining 80 villages”.
Khanna Master Plan 2031 LPA
Khanna town has an area of 26.75 square kilometers as per Municipal Council, Khanna, its population is 103099. Khanna is Sub-Divisional headquarter and Police district headquarter. A Statutory Khanna master plan 2031 is being framed under the provisions of “The Punjab Regional and Town Planning & Development Act 1995(Amendment 2006)”. The Local Planning Area of Khanna comprising of 2 settlements namely Khanna and Payal and 80 villages and having a total area of 24963 hectares was notified vide no12/3/2008-4HGI/417 dated 15-1-2008 under section 56(1) of “The Punjab Regional and Town Planning and Development Act 1995 (Amendment), 2006”. In continuation of this Notification, The Local Planning Area boundary has been rectified and revised within the meaning of section 56(7) of “The Punjab Regional and Town Planning and Development Act 1995 (Amendment), 2006” vide notification no 12/3/2008-4HGI/1413 dated 20/5/2010, the total area proposed for Local Planning Area is substituted as 24967 hectares which comprises of Khanna M.C., Payal M.C. and adjoining 80 villages.
Vision Khanna Master Plan 2031
To promote Khanna city as wholesale, commercial, Industrial and Institutional hub in the region by providing high quality physical and social infrastructure to all its residents in an inclusive and environmentally sustainable manner.
The following objectives have guided the development of the Khanna Master Plan 2031:
- To control haphazard, unplanned and sub-standard growth and development of the city and to achieve planned growth to create healthy environment.
- To ensure safety, mobility and efficiency of traffic within the city through the mechanism of rationalizing the land use pattern defined in the Master Plan.
- To improve accessibility / connectivity with both the Urban Extension and the Rural Areas.
- To upgrade Infrastructure.
- To preserve natural resources and eco system and maintain a safe and secure operating environment.
- To ensure that all development activities are sensitive to environmental impacts and maintain land use compatibility with surrounding communities.
- To examine potential future development that will detrimentally impact natural and cultural resources in the Town, particularly in view of the marginal nature of much of the remaining undeveloped land.
- To reflect and enhance the area’s character and diversity.
- To improve the area’s image, identity and attractiveness.
- Improving its understanding of the current and future surrounding land uses.
- To protect and preserve open space and make land available for public purposes.
- Establish future parking development triggers based on demand parameters.
- To make land market more effective and efficient by making available sufficient amount of developed land for urban purposes at the most affordable cost.
- Identify appropriate locations for commercial and business development opportunities that advance long-term economic interest in the area and are consistent with the land use planning and development objectives of local authorities/government.