Repalle Master Plan has been created for Repalle with its population of 50,866 as of 2011 census. Repalle is located at 16.01°N 80.51°E. It has an average elevation of 7 m (23 ft) and situated 10.62 km (6.60 mi). The nearest towns are Tenali, Bapatla in the Guntur district, and Machilipatnam in the Krishna district.
Repalle is a town in Guntur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The town is one of the 12 municipalities in Guntur district and the headquarters of Repalle mandal under the administration of Tenali revenue division. It is situated near Krishna River in the Coastal Andhra region of the state.
The name Repalle is actually formed from two words: Revu (river or bank of the river) and Palle (village). Originally known as Revupalle, the name has evolved to Repalle over time.
Repalle Municipality is a second grade municipality, which was established in the year 1965. It is spread over an area of 10.97 km2 (4.24 sq mi). It has 28 wards with an extent of 10.97 km2 (4.24 sq mi).
Vision of Repalle Master Plan
The objective of the Repalle Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Repalle 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. Repalle 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.
Repalle 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 Repalle Master Plan
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable