Dayalbagh Master Plan 1992 has been created for Dayalbagh city. Dayalbagh means ‘Garden’ (bagh) of ‘Mercy’ (daya), inferring “Garden of the Merciful”, is a locality in metropolitan Agra in western Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the headquarters of the Radhasoami faith, where the 8th revered leader (Sant Sat guru) lives and presides over the satsang (holy service). The latitude of Dayalbagh is 27.229446 and the longitude is 78.007179. It is located between the 27° 13′ 46.0056” N and 78° 0′ 25.8444” E.
Vision of Dayalbagh Master Plan 1992
The objective of the Dayalbagh Master Plan 1992 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Dayalbagh 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. Dayalbagh Master Plan 1992 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.
Dayalbagh Master Plan 1992 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 Dayalbagh Master Plan 1992
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable