Tandur Master Plan has been created for Tandur. Tandur is located at 17.23° N 77.58° E. It has an average elevation of 450 m. The municipal town is spread over an area of 6 sq. km. There is a proposal of extending the municipal limits of Tandur from 6 sq. km to 29 sq. km. The major railway station is located on Secunderabad-Wadi section of Mumbai route. It is well connected with other neighboring towns like Zaheerabad (60 km), Sangareddy (95 km), Mahabubnagar (80 km) and Vikarabad (40 km) through Roads and Railways. In the 2011 Indian census, Tandur had a population of 65,115 – 32,595 are males while 32,520 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. The literacy rate of Tandur is 78%, which is higher than the state average of 67.02%. In Tandur, male literacy is around 80.07% whilst the female literacy rate is 76.03%. Tandur is rapidly developing city, and it is the largest town in the Vikarabad District.
Vision of Tandur Master Plan
The objective of the Tandur Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the vision of Tandur Master Plan 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 is defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level Tandur Master Plan 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 will regard to current and future development related issues.
Tandur Master Plan 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 relationship. 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.
Objective of Tandur Master Plan
- Socially beneficially
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable
- Politically acceptable