Yemmiganur Master Plan has been created for Yemmiganur with its population of 95,149 as of 2011 census of India. Yemmiganur is located at 15.7333°N 77.4833°E. Yemmiganur or Emmiganur is a municipal town and mandal headquarters in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Yemmiganur Municipality is 4th largest ULB in the Kurnool District of A.P. it is spread over an area of 14.5 Sq.Mts
It is located 400 Kms. from Capital City and 70 Kms from District Head Quarters. It was established as Municipality in the year 1965.There is 4 Zones and 33 Election Wards in this Municipality.
Yemmiganur is one of the important Commercial Center in Kurnool District. Mainly commercial crops like Groundnut, Cotton in addition to Paddy are grown in this area Irrigation Canal drawn from Tunga – Bhadra Project known as LLC Canal flows around Yemmiganur irrigating vast extent of land. Hence there is busy commercial activity for the agricultural produce resulting establishment of huge big Agricultural Market Yard as well Hand looms Textiles.
Vision of Yemmiganur Master Plan
The objective of the Yemmiganur Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Yemmiganur Master plan in order to promote, guide and rationalize. The future growth and development of the urban centers, it will be critical to define their growth framework. The future growth framework of the urban centers is defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level. Yemmiganur Master Plan 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 city growth is envisioned. It provides a tool for the authorities to take decision with regard to current and future development related issues.
Yemmiganur Master Plan 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 center 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 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 center 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 Yemmiganur Master Plan
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable