Sironj Master Plan 2031 (Draft) has been created for Sironj City. Sironj is a city and a municipality in Vidisha district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Sironj also forms a part of the Delhi- Mumbai route. The city is strategically located at the intersection of two State Highways (SH-23 & SH-14). The city has excellent potential for development owing to its proximity to major nodes, namely Bhopal, Vidisha, Guna, Basoda and Bina.
The city does not have direct rail connectivity, the nearest Railway Station being Ganj Basoda. The nearest airport is Bhopal. The road connectivity to Bhopal is through a dual lane carriageway which requires upgradation and widening considering the future growth of the city. As of 2001 India census, Sironj had a population of 42,100. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. The latitude of Sironj is 24.099518 and the longitude is 77.671471. It is located between the 24° 5′ 58.2648” N and 77° 40′ 17.2956” E.
Vision of Sironj Master Plan 2031
“To develop Sironj into an economically and environmentally sustainable city which provides employment and good quality of life and education for all, which has a sound economic base anchored in agro-based industries and crafts heritage, which is free of poverty and slums and has a transparent and accountable local administration that can lead the citizens to a better collective future”.
Objectives of Sironj Master Plan 2031
The objective of the Sironj Master Plan 2031 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Sironj Master Plan 2031 in order to promote, guide and rationalize. The future growth and development of the urban centres, it will be critical to define their growth framework The future growth framework of the urban centres are defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level. Sironj Master Plan 2031 has been considered as one of the most effective mechanism to promote planned growth of the urban centres. 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.
Sironj 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 net-work of various services. The plan is used for promoting integrated development of the urban centre by rationalizing its pattern of land use and their interrelationship. It also defines the strategies and solutions for overcoming the existing problems of the urban centres 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 Sironj Master Plan 2031
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable