Katpadi Town Master Plan has been created for Katpadi Town. Katpadi is a town and a locality in Vellore city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Katpadi Junction is located in the city of Vellore and is the largest railway junction in the city and the district. The total population of Katpadi is 28,797. Males constitute 59% of the total population while females constitute 41% of the total population. The latitude of Katpadi is 12.9796167 and the longitude is 79.1375374. It is located between the 12°58’46.62″N and 79°8’15.13″E.
Objectives of Katpadi Town Master Plan
The objective of Katpadi Town Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Katpadi Town Master Plan 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. Katpadi Town Master Plan 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.
Katpadi Town Master Plan 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 Katpadi Town Master Plan
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable