Rajam Master Plan has been created for Rajam as of 2011 India census, Rajam had a population of 42,197. Rajam is located at 18.28N 83.40E. It has an average elevation of 42 meters (137 feet).
Rajam is a town in Srikakulam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a nagar panchayat and the headquarters of Rajam mandal.
Rajam Nagar panchayat was constituted in the year 2005. It is spread over an area of 27.65 km2 (10.68 sq mi) and has 20 election wards.
Vision of Rajam Master Plan
The objective of the Rajam Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Rajam 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. Rajam 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.
Rajam 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 Rajam Master Plan
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable