Khajuraho Master Plan 2011 has been created for Khajuraho Town. Khajuraho is a town in the Chhatarpur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is about 620 kilometers (385 miles) southeast of New Delhi, the capital city of India. As of 2001 India census, Khajuraho had a population of 19,282. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Khajuraho is well connected with road, rail and air. Khajuraho Airport has got flights from Delhi, Varanasi. Airport is 3 kilometers south of Khajuraho Town. Khajuraho railway station is connected by a daily train to Delhi via Mahoba, Jhansi and Gwalior. It is also connected by a daily train that connects it to Agra, Jaipur, Bhopal and Udaipur. The latitude of Khajuraho is 24.8318452 and the longitude is 79.9198549. It is located between the 24°49’54.64″N and 79°55’11.48″E.
Objectives of Khajuraho Master Plan 2011
The objective of the Khajuraho Master Plan 2011 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Khajuraho Master Plan 2011 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. Khajuraho Master Plan 2011 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.
Khajuraho Master Plan 2011 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 Khajuraho Master Plan 2011
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable