Hyderabad Master Plan 2031 has been created for Hyderabad District. Hyderabad District is a district in the state of Telangana in India that contains a part of the metropolitan area of Hyderabad. The district is a city district which means that it does not have a district headquarters. Hyderabad is the capital of the southern Indian state of Telangana and the capital of Andhra Pradesh. It is the fourth most populous city and sixth most populous urban agglomeration in India.
The airport is connected to the city by three major roads. The 11.6-kilometre (7.2 mi) Hyderabad Elevated Expressway provides dedicated high-speed travel to the airport. Hyderabad is well connected with direct flights to all major destinations in India, as well as to various locations in Middle East, Southeast Asia, Europe and North America. Currently, Hyderabad has flights connecting either directly or intermediate stops to foreign cities like Frankfurt, Singapore, Dubai, Bangkok, KualaLumpur, Dammam, Chicago (O’Hare), London (Heathrow), Doha, Jeddah, Muscat, Riyadh, Kuwait.
Hyderabad is well connected to many other locations in India, such as Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Kochi, Nagpur, Chennai, Pune, Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada, either through directly or through intermediary locations. The highway (express way) network linking Hyderabad to various parts of the country is very good. Three National Highways (NH) passes through the city—NH-7, NH-9 and NH-202. Five state highways—SH-1, SH-2, SH-4, SH-5 and SH-6 begin from Hyderabad. Nationally, Hyderabad is considered among the important railway cities. The South Central Railway is headquartered at Secunderabad. The total population of Hyderabad is 6,731,790. Males constitute 51% of the total population while females constitute 49% of the total population. The latitude of Hyderabad is 17.387140 and the longitude is 78.491684. It is located between the 17° 23′ 13.7040” N and 78° 29′ 30.0624” E.
Objectives of Hyderabad Master Plan 2031
The objective of the Hyderabad Master Plan 2031 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Hyderabad Master Plan 2031 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. Hyderabad Master Plan 2031 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.
Hyderabad Master Plan 2031 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 Hyderabad Master Plan 2031
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable