Guna Master Plan 2011 has been created for Guna District. Guna is a city and a municipality in Guna district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarters of Guna District and is located on the banks of Parvati River. It has an area of 6390 km², and is bounded on the northeast by Shivpuri District, on the east by Ashoknagar District, on the southeast by Vidisha District, on the southwest by Rajgarh District, on the west and northwest by Jhalawar and Baran districts of Rajasthan state. A number of trains depart from Guna Junction connecting it to other parts of the regions. Guna Railway Station is the main railway station serving the district and is located in the Kota-Bina rail route. A number of trains pass through Guna Railway Station every day. Trains like Bina-Guna Passenger, Gwalior Indore Express, Gwalior Bhopal Intercity Express, Sabarmati Express, and Bina Ratlam via Nagda Passenger etc pass through the Guna Railway Station regularly.
Guna bus terminal is the main source serving the district of Guna. It is situated on the Agra-Mumbai National Highway (NH-3) well connected with different parts of the district of Guna as well as with different states of Madhya Pradesh. From here one can board a bus for Bhopal, Vidisha, Rajgarh, Kota, Shivpuri and Jhalawar. There are a number of private buses and government buses plying to the city of Guna. Guna Airport is a very simple and small airport with basic amenities. This airport serves Guna in the state of Madhya Pradesh. A few airlines operate at the Guna airport. This airport facilitates air connectivity with different airports in different destinations. Bhopal Airport is located at a distance of 188 kilometers from Guna. The total population of Guna is 1,80,978. Males constitute 52% of the total population while females constitute 48% of the total population. The latitude of Guna is 24.650000 and the longitude is 77.320000. It is located between the 24° 38′ 60.0000” N and 77° 19′ 12.0000” E.
Objectives of Guna Master Plan 2011
The objective of the Guna Master Plan 2011 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Guna 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. Guna 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.
Guna 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 Guna Master Plan 2011
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable