Sangrur Master Plan 2031 has been prepared for Sangrur. Sangrur city is the district headquarters of Sangrur district. It is situated in Southern part of Punjab State in the “Heart of Malwa Region”. The LPA. Sangrur extends from 30°11’15” to 30°20’21” North latitude and 75°41’53” to 75°57’56” East longitude.
Sangrur is located at a distance of about 126 km towards South-west from Chandigarh, about 225 km towards South from Amritsar. The Sangrur city is located at a distance of 102 km from Bathinda and at a distance of 80 km from Ludhiana. It is located on Ludhiana-Jakhal Railway line. It is linked with Dhuri and Jakhal by rail and with Patiala, Ludhiana, Bathinda and Jind by metalled roads(shown in Fig -2). It is having important National Highways and State Highways like Chandigarh-Patiala-Sangrur-Bathinda road (N.H.-64), Sangrur-Patran road (N.H.-71) and Malerkotla -Ludhiana road (S.H.-11). The L.P.A, Sangrur comprising of city and its surroundings, is an important part of rich fertile Malwa region of the state.
The topography of Sangrur area experienced a vast change with the various ventures connected with the Green Revolution. Initially, Sangrur district had 6 subdivisions. In the year 2007, Barnala district carved out from district Sangrur with Barnala sub division. L.P.A. Sangrur is located in the heart of Malwa Region at a distance of 126 kms from Chandigarh and about 225 Kms from Amritsar. It is well connected by roads with many cities/Towns like Chandigarh, Ludhiana, and Bathinda. Two National Highways namely N.H.71 and N.H.64 passes through the town. It extends from 30°11’15’’ to 30°20’21’’ North latitude and 75°41’53’’ to 75° 57’56’’ East longitudes.
Sangrur Master Plan 2031 LPA
Sangrur city has population of 77989 persons as per 2001 census. In order to develop Sangrur city and its surroundings in orderly manner and recognizing the need for regulating the development of the entire influence area of Sangrur City, Government of Punjab declared Local Planning Area, Sangrur (LPA, Sangrur) vide notification no. 12/14/2007-4HGI/9813 dated 17.12.2007. The Local Planning Area, Sangrur includes one urban settlement of Sangrur and surrounding 34 villages. The Chief Town Planner, Punjab has been designated as the Planning Agency for LPA Sangrur vide notification no. 12/14/2007-4HGI/9819 dated 17.12.2007 (Annexure-II). The total area of L.P.A, Sangrur is 221.96 Sq. km (22196 hectares) out of which 21.58 Sq. Km. is urban area (9.72%) and 200.38 Sq. Km. is rural area (90.28%). According to census 2001, the total population of LPA. Sangrur is 1, 43,024 persons out of which urban population is 77989 persons.
To develop Sangrur city and its surroundings in an orderly manner and to prepare Sangrur Master Plan 2031 under “The Punjab Regional and Town Planning and Development Act 1995”, Local Planning Area Sangrur (L.P.A.) was declared under section 56(1) of “The Punjab Regional and Town Planning and Development (Amendment) Act, 2006” vide notification number 12/14/2007-4HGI/9813 dated 17.12.2007. (Annexure-I) . Accordingly, Chief Town Planner, Punjab has been designated as the Planning Agency for LPA Sangrur vide notification no. 12/14/2007-4HGI/9819 dated 17.12.2007 (Annexure–II). The LPA Sangrur comprises of 34 villages and one urban settlement which spreads over an area of 22196 hectares (221.96 sq. Km) but as per calculation of area by P.R.S.C Ludhiana, the total area of L.P.A Sangrur work out to 22228.18 hectares. The LPA Sangrur for Sangrur Master Plan 2031 accommodates approximately 1,43,024 population and Sangrur city has a population of 77989 persons as per 2001 census. The jurisdiction of LPA extends upto village Ladda in the north, village Ghabdan in the east, village Kheri in the South and village Kunran in the west. The physical extent and boundaries of LPA are shown in Fig.2 and list of all rural settlements covered under the jurisdiction of. LPA Sangrur is given in Annexure-III of the Sangrur Master Plan 2031
Vision of Sangrur Master Plan 2031
To transform Sangrur into an industrial hub focused on agro and horticulture based industries and a services centre of Malwa sub region by providing high quality physical and social infrastructure to all its citizens in an inclusive and environmentally sustainable manner.
The task of preparation of 2031 Master Plan, Sangrur with the perspective year 2031 has been undertaken with the following objectives:
- To improve the image, identity and attractiveness of area.
- To reflect and enhance the character and diversity of area.
- 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 ensure that all development activities do not disturb the surrounding environment and to maintain land use compatibility with surrounding communities.
- To improve accessibility / connectivity with both the urban extension and the rural areas.
- To promote planned, environmentally sustainable and socially equitable development of the city.
- To minimize 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 inter and intra-city traffic.
- To identify manmade and natural heritage and to make heritage conservation as an integral part of the city planning and development process.
- To promote and preserve the culture of the city and its special characteristics.