Ramnagar Master Plan 2001 has been created for Ramnagar. Ramnagar is located at 29.40° N 79.12° E. It has an average elevation of 345 metres (1,132 feet). Ramnagar is located at the foothills of the Himalayas on the bank of river Kosi. Kashipur located approximately 18 km away from this town. The town is well-known for being the gateway to Corbett National Park and draws lot of tourist attention because of its geographical location. Its proximity to Nainital which is a famous hill station of Northern India makes it even more popular. Ramnagar is the gateway to western Kumaon and Garhwal.
Vision of Ramnagar Master Plan 2001
The objective of the Ramnagar Master Plan 2001 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the vision of Ramnagar Master Plan 2001 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 is defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level Ramnagar Master Plan 2001 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 will regard to current and future development related issues.
Ramnagar 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 network of various services. The plan is used for promoting integrated development of the urban centre by rationalizing its pattern of land use and their relationship. 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.
Objective of Ramnagar Master Plan 2001
- Socially beneficially
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable
- Politically acceptable