Jabalpur Master Plan 2005 has been created for Jabalpur District. Jabalpur is a city in Jabalpur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The city of Jabalpur is the administrative headquarters of the district. Jabalpur is a division headquarters for eight districts: Jabalpur, Seoni, Mandla, Chhindwara, Narsinghpur, Katni, Dindori and Balaghat. The Jabalpur Airport also known as Dumna Airport is about 20 kilometers from the city. Jabalpur Junction railway station has direct service to Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Nagpur, Surat, Pune, Patna and Ludhiana.
Jabalpur is connected by road to Varanasi, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jaipur, Raipur, Allahabad, Hyderabad, Bilaspur and Bangalore. National Highway 7 runs through the city and National Highway 12 to Jaipur originates in Jabalpur. The total population of Jabalpur is 2,463,289. Males constitute 52% of the total population while females constitute 48% of the total population. The latitude of Jabalpur is 23.168770 and the longitude is 79.931847. It is located between the 23° 10′ 7.5720” N and 79° 55′ 54.6492” E.
Objectives of Jabalpur Master Plan 2005
The objective of the Jabalpur Master Plan 2005 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Jabalpur Master Plan 2005 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. Jabalpur Master Plan 2005 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.
Jabalpur Master Plan 2005 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 Jabalpur Master Plan 2005
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable