Yanam Master Plan Report, Yanam Master Plan Map & Detailed Info

Yanam Master Plan has been created for Yanam. The land use structure has been explained on the basis of Yanam Master Plan.


Yanam Master Plan has been created for Yanam. Yanam is a town in the Indian union territory of Puducherry, located in Yanam district, which forms a 30 km² enclave in the district of East Godavari in Andhra Pradesh. It has a population of 32,000, most of whom speak Telugu. For 200 years it was a French colony, and, though united with India in 1954, is still sometimes known as French Yanam.

Yanam is covered with coconut trees. It is located over the banks of the Gauthami Godavari River. Humidity is high in this region. The river Gauthami Godavari is one of the main branches of the river Godavari. It enters the Bay of Bengal after flowing about 12 km through Yanam.

Vision of Yanam Master Plan

The objective of the Yanam Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use Planning framework to achieve the Vision of Yanam 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 centres is defined by the Master Plan /Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level. Yanam 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.

Yanam 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 Plan s offer futuristic solutions by laying down agenda for its growth and development.

Development Goals of Yanam Master Plan

  • Socially beneficial
  • Regionally connected
  • Environmentally sustainable
  • Financially Viable
  • Institutionally Executable and;
  • Politically acceptable 

Link to Yanam’s Master Plan  

Click & View bigger image

Yanam Master Plan

Download PDF File

Yanam Master Plan

Download ZIP File

Yanam Master Plan


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here