Arakhia Master Plan 2030 has been created for Arakhia. Arakhia is a small area located in Paradeep Town. Paradeep is a major seaport town and a municipality in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha, India. Paradeep is located at 20.16°N 86.40°E. It has an average elevation of 1 m (3.3 ft).
As of 2001 India census, Paradeep had a population of 73,633. Males constituted 58% of the population and females 42%, due to rapid migration of young industrial workers to the area. Paradeep has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 65%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. In 2009, the population of this town was estimated at 150,000.
Vision of Arakhia Master Plan 2030
The objective of the Arakhia Master Plan 2030 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the vision of Paradeep Development Authority, Odisha 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 are defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level. Arakhia Master Plan 2030 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.
Arakhia Master Plan 2030 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 Arakhia Master Plan 2030
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable