Raibag Master Plan has been created for Raibag. Raibag is located at 16.48° N 74.78° E. It has an average elevation of 590 metres (1935 feet). This place is underdeveloped and is famous for its rich agriculture produce of banana and sugarcane. It has very old railway station which was made by Britishers to keep control on this territory which they used for military administrating office. As of 2011 India census, Raibag had a population of 18984. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Raibag has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 60%. In Raibag, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Vision of Raibag Master Plan
The objective of the Raibag Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the vision of Raibag 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 Raibag 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.
Raibag 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 Raibag Master Plan
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable
- Politically acceptable