Pokaran Master Plan 2031 has been created for Pokaran City. Pokaran is a city and a municipality located in the Jaisalmer district of the Indian state of Rajasthan. The latitude of Pokaran is 26.9205411 and the longitude is 71.9165463. It is located between the 26°55’13.95″N and 71°54’59.57″E. According to 2011 Indian census, Pokaran had a population of 28,457. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Pokaran has an average literacy rate of 56%, lower than the national average of 74.0%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 41%. In Pokaran, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Vision of Pokaran Master Plan 2031
The objective of the Pokaran Master Plan 2031 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Pokaran Master Plan 2031 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. Pokaran 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 District growth is envisioned. It provides a tool for the authorities to take decision with regard to current and future development related issues.
Pokaran Master Plan 2031 provides the framework for rationalizing the orderly movement of traffic and transportation within the District 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 District sustainable. The plans offer futuristic solutions by laying down agenda for its growth and development.
Development Goals of Pokaran Master Plan 2031
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable