Babai Master Plan has been created for Babai Town. Babai is a town located in Hoshangabad district. Babai Nagar Panchayat was formed in 1984 and became Nagar Parishad in 2011. Babai spread over an area of 13.4 square kilometers and located on the southern side of Madhya Pradesh under Hoshangabad district.
Babai falls under the West Central Railway Zone and Bagra is the closest railway station to Babai at a distance of 11 kilometers. The nearest major railway station is Bhopal Junction. Situated on SH-22 Babai is 24 kilometers distance from its District Main City Hoshangabad and 83 kilometers distance from Bhopal. The latitude of Babai is 22.702965 and the longitude is 77.936501. It is located between the 22° 42′ 10.6740” N and 77° 56′ 11.4036” E.
Vision of Babai Master Plan
“Development of Babai as an Agro-Industrial town and a hub of Agro- Based Education system with all advanced Infrastructure”.
Objectives of Babai Master Plan
The objective of the Babai Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Babai 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. Babai 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.
Babai 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 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 Babai Master Plan
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable