Orai Master Plan 2006 has been created for Orai City. Orai is a city and sub-district of the Jalaun district in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is the district headquarters for Jalaun district which is the part of the Jhansi division. It is situated at NH-27 midway between Jhansi and Kanpur. The population of Orai in 2016 is 217,389; of which male and female are 111,987 and 105,402 respectively.
Orai city is located in Uttar Pradesh state of India. The Total Area of Orai Is 20.86 km2. The latitude of Orai is 25.980000 and the longitude is 79.470001. It is located between the 25° 58′ 48.0000” N and 79° 28′ 12.0036” E. It has an average elevation of 140 meters (459 feet). The East-West Corridor Passes through Orai connecting it to cities like Delhi, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Jhansi, Lucknow, Kota, Udaipur, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, etc.
Objectives of Orai Master Plan 2006
The objective of the Orai Master Plan 2006 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Orai Master Plan 2006 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. Orai Master Plan 2006 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.
Orai Master Plan 2006 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 Orai Master Plan 2006
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable