Chitrakoot Master Plan 2005 has been created for Chitrakoot Town. Chitrakoot is a town and a nagar panchayat in the Satna district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is a town of religious, cultural, historical and archaeological importance, situated in the Baghelkhand region. It borders the Chitrakoot district in Uttar Pradesh, whose headquarters Chitrakoot Dham (Karwi) is located nearby.
The town lies in the historical Chitrakoot region, which is divided between the present-day Indian states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. As of the 2001 Census of India, Chitrakoot had a population of 22,294. Males constitute 57% of the population and females 43%. The latitude of Chitrakoot is 25.178815 and the longitude is 80.865453. It is located between the 25°10’43.73″N and 80°51’55.63″E.
Objectives of Chitrakoot Master Plan 2005
The objective of the Chitrakoot Master Plan 2005 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Chitrakoot Master Plan 2005 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. Chitrakoot Master Plan 2005 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.
Chitrakoot Master Plan 2005 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 Chitrakoot Master Plan 2005
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable