Sehore Master Plan 2031 (Draft) has been created for Sehore District. Sehore is a city and a Municipality located in Sehore District in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is also connected to Western Railway from Bhopal to Ratlam. Sehore is surrounded by six districts i.e. Bhopal, Raisen, Hoshangabad, Dewas, Shajapur and Rajgarh. Sehore is situated at 39 kilometers from State Capital Bhopal on SH-18 (formerly NH-86) Bhopal-Ujjain Road. Sehore is one of the oldest & important Towns in the state.
It is located at a distance of 150 kilometers from Indore in the West and 39 kilometers from Bhopal in the East. Because of its proximity and pronounced connectivity of the town with Bhopal, Ujjain and Dewas, it holds a prominent place in the region. Sehore is well connected with major urban nodes like Ichhawar, Shyampur and Ashta. Sehore is connected with strategically Important Railway Line – A connecting link of western and central railways through a broad gauge Line.
The nearest Airport from Sehore is Raja Bhoj Domestic Airport at Bhopal about 36 kilometers away, which is served by a regular air service, which connects it to Mumbai, Indore, New Delhi, Gwalior, Jaipur, Nagpur, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Raipur and Jabalpur. As of 2001 India census, Sehore had a population of 90,930. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. The latitude of Sehore is 23.198437 and the longitude is 77.095184. It is located between the 23° 11′ 54.3732” N and 77° 5′ 42.6624” E.
Vision of Sehore Master Plan 2031
“Sehore shall be established as a Counter Magnet Satellite Town to the State Capital acting as a Sub-Regional Educational Hub and Trade & Commerce Centre for the surrounding rural hinterland ensuring Universalization of Access to Basic Services and Modern Urban Infrastructure with special focus on Livability, Good Governance, Employment, Health and Environment.”
Objectives of Sehore Master Plan 2031
The objective of the Sehore Master Plan 2031 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Sehore Master Plan 2031 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. Sehore Master Plan 2031 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.
Sehore Master Plan 2031 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 Sehore Master Plan 2031
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable