Limbdi Master Plan has been created for Limbdi. Limbdi is a city and a municipality in Surendranagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat. With the construction of a majestic BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Temple in May 2010, Limbdi has become one of the most popular pilgrimage centers of Vaishnavaits world over. Limbdi is located at 22.57° N 71.8° E. It has an average elevation of 53 metres (173 feet). Limbdi is located on NH-8,101 km from Ahmedabad.
As of 2001 India census, Limbdi had a population of 40067. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Limbdi has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 62%. In Limbdi, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Vision of Limbdi Master Plan
The objective of the Limbdi Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the vision of Limbdi 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 Limbdi 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.
Limbdi 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 Limbdi Master Plan
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable
- Politically acceptable