Chhindwara Master Plan 2011 has been created for Chhindwara District. Chhindwara is a town in Chhindwara District in the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh. The district is part of Jabalpur Division. Chhindwara is reachable by rail or road from adjacent cities Nagpur and Jabalpur. The total population of Chhindwara is 2,090,922. Males constitute 51% of the total population while females constitute 49% of the total population. The nearest airport is Nagpur Airport (130 km). A small air strip is also available at Chhindwara for landing small airplanes of 5 to 10 passengers. Chhindwara is connected to nearby big cities like Nagpur, Jabalpur and Bhopal with frequent buses and taxi services round the clock. National Highway 69 National Highway 69 (NH 69) is a National Highway in central India goes through Chhindwara.
It connects Nagpur in Maharashtra to Obedullaganj near Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. It connects NH 12 and NH 6, NH 7.National Highway 69-A links Chhindwara with NH-69 at Saoner. Chhindwara railway station is part of the Satpura narrow gauge lines and is shown on the Bilaspur-Nagpur section of Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line. The 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) narrow gauge railway track is being converted to 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) broad gauge between Chhindwara and Nagpur. This is expected to change the current face of Chhindwara Junction. Electrification of Chhindwara-Amla section is under progress. The latitude of Chhindwara is 22.057163 and the longitude is 78.938202. It is located between the 22° 3′ 25.7868” N and 78° 56′ 17.5272” E.
Objectives of Chhindwara Master Plan 2011
The objective of the Chhindwara Master Plan 2011 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Chhindwara Master Plan 2011 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. Chhindwara Master Plan 2011 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.
Chhindwara Master Plan 2011 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 Chhindwara Master Plan 2011
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable