Kothri Master Plan 2035 has been created for Kothri Town. Kothri is a town located in Ashta Mandal in the Sehore District in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Kothri town lies on National Highway connecting Bhopal and Indore. The national highway has many other important cities along it such as: Sehore, Dewas, Ashta etc. It is at a distance of 30 kilometers from District Headquarter, Sehore; 60 kilometers from Bhopal city and 12 kilometers from Ashta town.
The town does not have railway facility and the nearest railway station is at Sehore town, which is 30 kilometers away from Kothri. The nearest airport is at Bhopal at a distance of 60 kilometers. The total population of Kothari is 10,526. Males constitute 51% of the total population while females constitute 49% of the total population. The latitude of Kothri is 23.070904 and the longitude is 76.831733. It is located between the 23°4’15.25″N and 76°49’54.24″E.
Vision of Kothri Master Plan 2035
“To transform Kothri into a place providing its citizens a high quality of life in a sustainable environment, with state of the art infrastructure, service delivery, and connectivity, supported by an efficient governance network”.
Objectives of Kothri Master Plan 2035
The objective of the Kothri Master Plan 2035 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Kothri Master Plan 2035 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. Kothri Master Plan 2035 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.
Kothri Master Plan 2035 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 Kothri Master Plan 2035
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable