Indore Master Plan 2021 has been created for Indore District. Indore is a city in the Indore District in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Indore is the most populous and the largest city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It serves as the headquarters of both Indore District and Indore Division. Indore is served by Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport, about 8 km from the city. It is the busiest airport in the states of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and also serves as a hub for international cargo. The Indore Junction is an A-1 grade railway station with revenue of more than Rs. 50 crore (500 million). The City Railway Division comes under Ratlam Division of the Western Railways. Indore is connected to other parts of India through national and state highways. The major national highways passing through the city are:
- National Highway No. 3(NH3 – Agra Bombay)
- National Highway No. 59(Ahmedabad – Godhra – Indore)
- National Highway No. 59A(Indore – Betul – Nagpur connecting NH 69)
Other important regional highways passing through the city are:
- State Highway No. 27 (Jhalawad- Ujjain- Burhanpur)
- State Highway No. 31 (Neemach- Ratlam – Dhar)
The Indore District is bounded by the districts of Ujjain to the north, Dewas to the east, Khargone (West Nimar) to the south, and Dhar to the west. The total population of Indore is 1,964,086. Males constitute 52% of the total population while females constitute 48% of the total population. The latitude of Indore is 22.719568 and the longitude is 75.857727. It is located between the 22° 43′ 10.4448” N and 75° 51′ 27.8172” E.
Objectives of Indore Master Plan 2021
The objective of the Indore Master Plan 2021 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Indore Master Plan 2021 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. Indore Master Plan 2021 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.
Indore Master Plan 2021 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 Indore Master Plan 2021
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable