Shikohabad Master Plan 2031 has been created for Shikohabad City. Shikohabad is a city and a municipal board in the Firozabad district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The river Sirsa flows between the main city and the railway station. New Delhi is 273 km (170.00 miles) from Shikohabad. The nearest airport is 65 km away at Agra. As per provisional data of 2011 census, Shikohabad had a population of 107,300, out of which males were 50,107 and females were 50,283.
Shikohabad railway station is located on Delhi Mugalsarai main line of North Central Railway having direct connection to Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Agra, Kanpur, Jaipur, Lucknow, Mainpuri and Farrukhabad. It is also well connected by road with all major cities of the state and region as it is located on NH-2 also the State road-85 to Etah and the state road-84 to Mainpuri. The latitude of Shikohabad is 27.108416 and the longitude is 78.584602. It is located between the 27° 6′ 30.2976” N and 78° 35′ 4.5672” E.
Vision of Shikohabad Master Plan 2031
The objective of the Shikohabad Master Plan 2031 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Shikohabad Master Plan 2031 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. Shikohabad Master Plan 2031 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.
Shikohabad Master Plan 2031 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 Shikohabad Master Plan 2031
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable