Himatnagar Master Plan Report, Himatnagar Master Plan Map & Details

The objective of Himatnagar Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning frame work to achieve the vision of Himatnagar Master Plan.


Himatnagar Master Plan has been created for Himatnagar. Himatnagar is a municipality in Sabarkantha district in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is the administrative headquarters of the district. The town is on the bank of the river Hathmati. Himatnagar has a railway Station (Meter gauge line) and a GSRTC Bus Depot. Himatnagar is connected with National Highway No. 8 (Mumbai to Delhi). As of 2011 India census, Himatnagar had a population of 81137. Himatnagar has an average literacy rate of 87.15%, higher than the state average of 78.03%: male literacy is 91.89% and female literacy is 82.09%. In Himatnagar, 11.60% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Vision of Himatnagar Master Plan

The objective of the Himatnagar Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the vision of Himatnagar Master Plan 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 Himatnagar Master Plan 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.

Himatnagar Master Plan 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 infrastructural cost which would be required to make the city sustainable. The plans offer futuristic solutions by laying down agenda for its growth and development.

Objective of Himatnagar Master Plan

  • Socially beneficial
  • Regionally connected
  • Environmentally sustainable
  • Financially Viable
  • Institutionally Executable
  • Politically acceptable

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