Bundu Master Plan 2040 has been created for Bundu. Geographically, Bundu town is a landlocked block located in south-east region of Ranchi district headquarter of Jharkhand state which is 42 km away from the district headquarter and the capital city i.e. Ranchi. It lies on the undulated plains of Chotanagpur plateau between 23° 11’- 23° 18’ North Latitude and 85° 35’ and 85° 58’ East Longitude at an altitude of 337 MSL. The district is bounded on the north by Ramgarh & Hazaribagh districts, on the south by Khunti & West Singhbhum, on the west by Gumla, Latehar & Lohardaga district and on the east by Saraikela Kharsawan and Purulia district of West Bengal. Bundu Nagar Panchayat covers an area of about 12.08 sq km. with a population of 21054 persons according to 2011 census.
Vision of Bundu Master Plan 2040
There has been a serious understanding of the issues and problems cropping out of the unplanned growth of 9 towns of Jharkhand (Cluster –C). The towns are mostly beset with a number of planning and development challenges that warrant immediate attention in the interest of planned development and public good. Among these issues, mention can be made of amorphous and haphazard growth, dilapidated urban infrastructure, disposition of incompatible land use, poor economic and industrial base, degradation of environment, traffic chaos etc. Government of Jharkhand (GoJ) in association with the Urban Development Department (UDD), Jharkhand has taken the initiative to prepare the Master Plans of small and medium sized towns across 9 towns of Jharkhand (Cluster –C). The principal aim of the project is to formulate strategies and prepare draft master plans for planned development of towns.
Objective of Bundu Master Plan 2040
The objective of the preparation of B Master Plan is to provide sustainable vision document, land use map and road map for balanced growth of town by regulating present and future spatial development envisaged for the horizon year, 2040. Prepare Land Use Plan for providing land for physical and social infrastructure and for housing of various income groups, economic growth and social welfare etc. thus creating, enabling legal, planning, financing and regulatory framework for the same. Support economic reform, industrialization, productivity growth, expansion of financial and other services and promoting economic activity in both formal and informal sectors.