Pedana Master Plan

Pedana Master Plan has been created for Pedana. The land use structure has been explained on the basis of Pedana Master Plan.


Pedana Master Plan has been created for Pedana. As of 2001 India census Pedana Municipality had a population of 30,835. Pedana is located at 16.2667°N 81.1667°E. It has an average elevation of 0.5 meters (3 feet). Pedana is a town in Krishna district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipality and the headquarters of Pedana mandal under Machilipatnam revenue division. It is located at a distance of 8 km (5.0 mi) from the district headquarters, Machilipatnam.

Pedana municipality was formed in the year 1985. It is a III–Grade Municipality with 23 wards and spread over an area of 20.72 km2 (8.00 sq mi). The town is well connected to many towns and cities by means of rail and road transport. The town has a total road length of 76.12 km (47.30 mi) NH 214A passes through the town which connects Digamarru and Ongole Pedana railway station is classified as D–category stations in the Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone.

Vision of Pedana Master Plan

The objective of the Pedana Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Pedana Master plan 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. Pedana Master Plan 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.

Pedana Master Plan 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 Pedana Master Plan

  • Socially beneficial
  • Regionally connected
  • Environmentally sustainable
  • Financially Viable
  • Institutionally Executable and;
  • Politically acceptable

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