Gangapur City Master Plan 2016 has been created for Gangapur City. Gangapur City is a Nagar Parishad in Sawai Madhopur District in the state of Rajasthan, India. In terms of population, it is the 18th largest city in Rajasthan. Gangapur City is located in the eastern part of Rajasthan in Sawai Madhopur district. It is a Sub-district and a Tehsil. Measured area of city is about 12 km2. It is situated 75 km from district headquarters at Sawai Madhopur and 144 km from state capital, Jaipur. Gangapur City is a railway station on the Delhi-Kota-Vadodara-Mumbai railway line and it is abbreviated as GGC. Many of the major trains on this route haul at Gangapur City Railway Station. It lies in West Central Railway Zone under Kota Division. Gangapur City is directly connected to major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Kota, Agra, Indore, Mathura, Patna, Jammu, Amritsar & Udaipur. Station also serve as only railway source to places like Karauli, Sapotara, Bamanwas, Lalsot, Kailadevi, Piplai which don’t have railway connectivity till now. A new railway line is under construction which links Dausa and Gangapur City to connect Gangapur City to Agra – Ahmedabad Junction, to decrease travel time to cities like Jaipur, Jodhpur & Ahmedabad and provide railway connectivity to areas like Lalsot, Piplai, Bamanwas, etc. Another railway line has been proposed between Dholpur and Gangapur City which will connect Gangapur City to Delhi-Bhopal-Mumbai rail route and to provide connectivity to Karauli. Gangapur City has a Rajasthan roadways bus stand for Rajasthan government buses as well as a private bus stand for private owned buses. Gangapur City has regular government owned buses to cities like Jaipur, Dausa, Karauli, Dholpur, Gwalior, Ajmer, Pushkar, Hindaun, Alwar & Sawai Madhopur. Major roads passing through Gangapur City are: National Highway 23 – Dholpur-Karauli-Gangapur-Lalsot-Kothun, Rajasthan SH-1 – Jhalawar-Kota-Sawai Madhopur-Gangapur City-Bharatpur-Mathura and Rajasthan SH-25 – Gangapur City-Sikandra-Bandikui-Rajgarh-Alwar-Tijara-Bhiwadi-Daruhera. Nearest airport is Jaipur International Airport situated at 134 km in Jaipur city. Other airport being Indira Gandhi International Airport situated at 238 km in New Delhi. The latitude of Gangapur City is 26.484654 and the longitude is 76.72788. It is located between the 26°29’4.75″N and 76°43’40.37″E.
Vision of Gangapur City Master Plan 2016
The objective of the Gangapur City Master Plan 2016 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Gangapur City in order to promote, guide and rationalize. The future growth and development of the urban centers is defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level. Gangapur City Master Plan 2016 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.
Gangapur City Master Plan 2016 provides the framework for rationalizing the orderly movement of traffic and transportation within the city and defines the area for laying down network of various services. The plan is used for promoting integrated development of the urban centre by rationalizing its pattern of land use and their inter-relationship. 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 Gangapur City Master Plan 2016
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable