Nagaon Master Plan 2001 has been created for Nagaon according to the 2011 census Nagaon district has a population of 18, 94,788, after the separation of Hojai district. Agriculture is the backbone of the entire economy of this district of Assam. Rice is the staple food of the inhabitants and paddy is the principal crop cultivated in the district. Besides agriculture, economy of Nagaon District also includes another major sector that is fisheries. is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India.
In 1974 Nagaon district became home to Kaziranga National Park, which has an area of 175 km2 (67.6 sq mi) within Nagaon district. It shares the park with Golaghat district. It is also home to the Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary.
Vision of Nagaon Master Plan 2001
The objective of the Nagaon Master Plan 2001 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Nagaon Master Plan 2001 in order to promote, guide and rationalize. The future growth and development of the urban centers, it will be critical to define their growth framework. The future growth framework of the urban centers is defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level. Nagaon Master Plan 2001 has been considered as one of the most effective mechanism to promote planned growth of the urban centers. 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.
Nagaon Master Plan 2001 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 centers 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 Nagaon Master Plan 2001
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable