Padrauna Master Plan 2011 has been created for Padrauna Town. Padrauna is a small town, and district headquarters of Kushinagar district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The town is connected to many important cities with many Highways i.e. NH-28B and State Highway No. 64. The town is well connected to different cities and towns with bus routes and buses provided by UPSRTC, one of the shatabdi bus daily runs from padrauna to Kanpur via Lucknow Gorakhpur and kasya Padrauna railway station is on a broad gauge railway that connects to major cities of the country. At present trains run between Chapra and Lucknow. It is expected to have Kushinagar International Airport whose construction was stalled due to absence of an active public private partnership.
The proposed Buddha Expressway between Kushinagar and Sarnath will provide connectivity with south eastern cities in the state like Varanasi, Allahabad, Azamgarh as well as Kolkata through National Highway 2 in Varanasi. The latitude of Padrauna is 26.898392 and the longitude is 83.979713. It is located between the 26° 53′ 54.2112” N and 83° 58′ 46.9668” E. As of 2011 Indian Census, Padrauna had a population of 49,723 of which 25,700 are males while 24,023 are females.
Vision of Padrauna Master Plan 2011
The objective of the Padrauna Master Plan 2011 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Padrauna Master Plan 2011 in order to promote, guide and rationalize. The future growth and development of the urban centers is defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level. Padrauna Master Plan 2011 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.
Padrauna 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 network of various services. The plan is used for promoting integrated development of the urban centre by rationalizing its pattern of land use and their inter-relationship. 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 Padrauna Master Plan 2011
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable