Omkareshwar Master Plan 2021 (Draft) has been created for Omkareshwar city. Omkareshwar is a city located in the Khandwa district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is about 12 miles (20 kilometers) from Mortakka in Madhya Pradesh. Omkareshwar is formed by the sacred river Narmada. The total population of Omkareshwar is 10,063. Males constitute 53% of the total population while females constitute 47% of the total population. The latitude of Omkareshwar is 22.241774 and the longitude is 76.149389. It is located between the 22°14’30.39″N and 76°8’57.8″E.
Objectives of Omkareshwar Master Plan 2021
The objective of the Omkareshwar Master Plan 2021 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Omkareshwar Master Plan 2021 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. Omkareshwar Master Plan 2021 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.
Omkareshwar Master Plan 2021 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 Omkareshwar Master Plan 2021
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable