Zaheerabad Master Plan has been created for Zaheerabad. Zaheerabad, formerly Badi Ekkhelli, is a town and Revenue division in Sangareddy district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is located in Zaheerabad Mandal of Sangareddy district. It is the commercial centre of Medak district. In 2001, the census population of Zaheerabad was 140,160. Sixteen percent of people were under six years of age. The rate of literacy was 59.5 percent, higher than the national average. Women were less literate than men (55 percent to 69 percent). The common languages spoken are Telugu, Urdu, Kannada and Marathi. As of 2011 census of India, the urban agglomeration population of the city was 71,166.
Vision of Zaheerabad Master Plan
The objective of the Zaheerabad Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the vision of Zaheerabad 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 Zaheerabad 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.
Zaheerabad 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 Zaheerabad Master Plan
- Socially beneficially
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable
- Politically acceptable