Bagbahara Master Plan has been created for Baghbahara. Bagbahara is a city and a Municipality in Mahasamund district in the state of Chhattisgarh, India. It is situated in National highway 6 and Visakhapatnam Raipur railway line. As of 2001 India census, Bagbahara, located 90 kilometres east of Raipur had a population of 16,746. It is located at 21.03°N 82.38°E. It has an average elevation of 360 m (1,180 ft).
Most of the population in the town is involved in farming. There are many rice mills in Bagbahara. In the other side the small & large scale factories are also situated in this town which gives an employment to the poor & unemployed peoples. The Town has a good market as well as all types of shops. The town is connected to rest of the country by state highway and rail route. It falls on the Raipur Mahasamund Visakhapatnam route when travelling by train.
Vision of Bagbahara Master Plan
The objective of the Bagbahara Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Bagbahara 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 centres is defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level. Bagbahara 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.
Bagbahara 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 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 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 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 Bagbahara Master Plan
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable