Narsapur Master Plan has been created for Narsapur as of 2011 census of India as of 2011 census; the city had a population of 58,770. Narsapur is located at 16.4361°N 81.7016°E and on the right bank of Vasista Godavari River at an altitude of 0 m (0 ft). The River Godavari empties into Bay of Bengal near Antarvedi, at 9.6 km from Narsapur.
Narasapuram (or Narsapur), is a town in West Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipality and mandal headquarters of Narasapur mandal in Narasapur revenue division. The town is situated on the banks of the Vasista Godavari River. The city exports Lace as the lace industry is more prevalent in the city and its surroundings.
Narasapur Municipality was constituted in 1956. It is a first grade municipality, which is spread over an area of 11.32 km2 (4.37 sq mi) and has 31 election wards.
Vision of Narsapur Master Plan
The objective of the Narsapur Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Narsapur Master plan in order to promote, guide and rationalize. The future growth and development of the urban centers, it will be critical to define their growth framework. The future growth framework of the urban centers is defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level. Narsapur Master Plan 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.
Narsapur 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 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 Narsapur Master Plan
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable