Shahjahanpur Master Plan 2021 has been created for Shahjahanpur District. Shahjahanpur is a municipal board, town and district headquarters of Shahjahanpur District in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a part of Bareilly division which is situated in south-east of Rohilkhand division. It was established in 1813 by the British Government. Previously it was a part of district Bareilly. Geographically the main town is Shahjahanpur city which is its headquarters. Its Tehsils are: Powayan, Tilhar, Jalalabad, and Sada–r. Located in the south-east of Bareilly Division, Shahjahanpur is an agriculture-based district of Uttar Pradesh.
As per government notification it was established in the year 1813. Before its creation it was a part of Bareilly district. According to the 2011 census, Shahjahanpur district has a population of 3,002,376. Adjoining districts of Shahjahanpur are Lakhimpur Kheri, Hardoi, Farrukhabad, Bareilly, Badaun, and Pilibhit. Its geographical area is 4575 meters 2. The Ramganga, the Garrah and the Gomti are the main rivers of the district. The latitude of Shahjahanpur is 27.883743 and the longitude is 79.912247. It is located between the 27° 53′ 1.4748” N and 79° 54′ 44.0892” E.
Vision of Shahjahanpur Master Plan 2021
The objective of the Shahjahanpur Master Plan 2021 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Shahjahanpur Master Plan 2021 in order to promote, guide and rationalize. The future growth and development of the urban centers is defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level. Shahjahanpur Master Plan 2021 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.
Shahjahanpur Master Plan 2021 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 inter-relationship. 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 Shahjahanpur Master Plan 2021
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable