Itarsi Master Plan 2031 (Draft) has been created for Itarsi City. Itarsi is a city located in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is located in Hoshangabad District and it lies in the south of the city of Hoshangabad. Itarsi is very strategically located which is the reason that it is developed as the major railway junction of India. It is situated on the two prominent railway routes i.e. Delhi-Chennai and Delhi-Mumbai railway route. National Highway connects Itarsi to major cities Bhopal and Nagpur via road. In the East to North South direction of the city, NH 69 is passing and in the East-West & North-South direction of the city, railway line is passing.
Itarsi Railway station is very well connected with rail route from all the four sides. Thus the trains for almost all the Indian destinations such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune, Ahmedabad, Kanpur, Patna, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Dehradun, Jammu, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Ajmer, Ratlam, Ujjain, Rajkot, Surat, Bhuj, Nagpur, Kolhapur, Mysore, Trivandrum, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Vishakhapatnam, Tirupati, Puri, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Dhanbad, Ranchi etc are easily available.
As of 2011 India census, Itarsi had a population of 114,495. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. The latitude of Itarsi is 22.6054858 and the longitude is 77.75354399999992. It is located between the 22°36’19.75″N and 77°45’12.76″E.
Vision of Itarsi Master Plan 2031
“A Transit Hub with a blend of strong Agro Economic Activities providing eco-friendly quality services, good governance that is transparent, pro-poor and inclusive”
Objectives of Itarsi Master Plan 2031
The objective of the Itarsi Master Plan 2031 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Itarsi 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. Itarsi 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.
Itarsi 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 Itarsi Master Plan 2031
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable