Bharatpur Master Plan 2023 has been created for Bharatpur District. Bharatpur is a city and newly created Municipal Corporation in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Located in the Braj region, Bharatpur was once considered to be impregnable and unbeatable. The city is situated 180 km south of India’s capital, New Delhi, 178 km from Rajasthan’s capital Jaipur, 55 km west of Agra and 34 km from Lord Krishna’s birthplace Mathura. It is also the administrative headquarters of Bharatpur District and the headquarters of Bharatpur Division of Rajasthan. The Royal House of Bharatpur traces its history to the 11th century. Bharatpur is part of National Capital Region (NCR). Bharatpur lies on the Golden Tourism Triangle of Delhi–Jaipur–Agra and hence a large number of national and international tourists visit Bharatpur every year. Bharatpur Junction railway station is located on the main Delhi–Mumbai railway line as well as the Jaipur–Bandikui–Agra Fort line. It is a Grade-A station of West-Central Railway. A number of trains pass through Bharatpur Junction on daily basis. One can easily reach here by train from major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Surat, Patna, Amritsar, Dehradun, Agra, Kota, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Vadodara, Udaipur, Faridabad, Ajmer, Jammu Tawi, Indore, Mathura, Gaya, Dhanbad etc. Located on NH-21 (Agra to Jaipur), Bharatpur is easily accessible by road. A number of State Highways connect Bharatpur with other important cities and towns. Most important ones are Bharatpur–Mathura State Highway and Bharatpur–Alwar State Highway. A Central Bus Stand locally known as “Heeradas Bus stand” provides 24*7 Connectivity to Major cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Haridwar, Bikaner, Mathura, Udaipur, Ajmer, Aligarh etc. Bharatpur has its own Airstrip. The nearest international airports are Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi and Jaipur International Airport in Jaipur. The latitude of Bharatpur is 27.216982 and the longitude is 77.489517. It is located between the 27° 13′ 1.1352” N and 77° 29′ 22.2612” E.
Vision of Bharatpur Master Plan 2023
The objective of the Bharatpur Master Plan 2023 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Bharatpur 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. Bharatpur Master Plan 2023 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.
Bharatpur Master Plan 2023 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 Bharatpur Master Plan 2023
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable