Burhanpur Master Plan 2021 has been created for Burhanpur District. Burhanpur is a city in Khandwa district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The town of Burhanpur is the district headquarters. Burhanpur District was created on 15 August 2003, from the southern portion of Khandwa District. The Tapti River flows through the district from east to west. The district is divided into two development blocks, Burhanpur and Khaknar, and three tehsils, Nepanagar, Burhanpur, and Khaknar. Burhanpur District is part of Indore Division. One more major town near Burhanpur is Shahpur.
Shahpur is just 10 km away from Burhanpur and the most developed town in Burhanpur district. It is situated on the north bank of the Tapti River, 340 kilometers (211 mi) southwest of Bhopal and 540 kilometers (336 mi) northeast of Mumbai. The city has a Municipal Corporation, and also is one of the district headquarters of the state of Madhya Pradesh. As of 2011 India census, Burhanpur has a population of 2,10,891. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. The latitude of Burhanpur is 21.307373 and the longitude is 76.230415. It is located between the 21° 18′ 26.5428” N and 76° 13′ 49.4940” E.
Objectives of Burhanpur Master Plan 2021
The objective of the Burhanpur Master Plan 2021 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Burhanpur Master Plan 2021 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 are defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level. Burhanpur Master Plan 2021 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 with regard to current and future development related issues.
Burhanpur Master Plan 2021 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 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.
Development Goals of Burhanpur Master Plan 2021
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable