Balungabandi Master Plan 2030 has been created for Balungabandi. Balungabandi is a small tehsil located in Kalinga Nagar. Balungabandi is located in Danagadi Block of Kalinga Nagar located in Jajpur District of Odisha. Kalinga Nagar is a planned industrial and modern town in Jajpur district of coastal Odisha, India. It is rich in iron ore. Kalinga Nagar is a major industrial center of Odisha. Kalinga Nagar is a geographical unit consisting of a compact landmass of Danagadi and Sukinda Blocks of Jajpur district of Odisha, India. Kalinga Nagar is neither a village nor a town. This is a name given to a geographical area by Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) where the Govt. of Odisha aims at developing a steel-producers-hub.
The district headquarters is at Jajpur Town and the nearest rail station is Jajpur-Keonjhar Road. Kalinga Nagar is located closer to Bhubaneswar, nearly 100 km, which is the state capital of Odisha. Kalinga Nagar is situated in Jajpur District of Odisha, India. It comprises Byasanagar Municipality, Danagadi block. It is located at latitude 200 45’ N and longitude 850 50’ E. It has an average elevation of 51 m (167 ft) above mean sea level. As per the Census India 2011, Kalinga Nagar had a population of 49,415 of which 25,061 are males and 24,354 are females.
Vision of Balungabandi Master Plan 2030
The objective of the Balungabandi Master Plan 2030 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the vision of Kalinga Nagar Development Authority, Odisha 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 are defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level. Balungabandi Master Plan 2030 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.
Balungabandi Master Plan 2030 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 Balungabandi Master Plan 2030
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable