Dumka Master Plan 2040 Maps, Dumka Master Plan 2040 Report, Details

The objective of the Dumka Master Plan 2040 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning frame work to achieve the vision of Dumka Master Plan 2040.


Dumka Master Plan 2040 has been created for Dumka. Dumka is located at 24.27° North Latitudes and 87.25° East Longitudes. It has an average elevation of 137 meters (449 feet). The Dumka district consists of only one subdivision, namely, Dumka. Under the Dumka subdivision, there are 10 blocks, namely, Dumka, Gopikander, Jama, Jarmundi, Kathikund, Maslia, Ramgarh, Ranishwar, Shikaripara and Saraiyahat. As of 2011 India census, Dumka had a population of 1,321,096. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Dumka has an average literacy rate of 62.54%, lower than the national average of 74.4%: male literacy is 75.17% and, female literacy is 49.60%. In Dumka, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Vision of Dumka Master Plan 2040

The vision statement for the development of any place/region becomes very much important since it helps in visualization of where and how one wants the city to be in the coming years. It should be carefully carved out and should encompass the aspirations of its local people and various other stakeholders involved directly or indirectly in the development process. Considering this the vision of Dumka Master Plan 2040 has been derived which is to develop the Dumka as: “An eco-tourism centre which is an economically prosperous and environmentally sustainable providing equitable setting for all to live, work and prosper with better quality of infrastructure and livelihood opportunities.”

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Objective of Dumka Master Plan 2040

The vision perceived is further enumerated in the following specific development objectives:

  • To develop Dumka as an ‘eco-tourism centre’
  • To conserve existing environmentally sensitive areas and heritage sites
  • To strengthen the economic base and generate adequate employment opportunities through proper utilization of available resources
  • To provide state-of-the-art infrastructure and social facilities so as to enhance the quality of life of the local people
  • To create effective implementation strategies that promotes equitable & inclusive development

Detailed documentation regarding Dumka’s Master Plan 2040

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