Sikar Master Plan 2031 has been created for Sikar City. Sikar is a city located midway between Agra and Bikaner in the Rajasthan state in India. It is the administrative headquarters of Sikar District. It is 114 km away from Jaipur, 320 km from Jodhpur 215 km from Bikaner and 280 km from Delhi. Sikar Junction railway station comes within the territory of the North Western Railway. Sikar city is connected through a 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in) meter gauge railway line section to Jaipur, and a broad-gauge line to Jhunjhunu, Rewari, and Delhi and Sikar Churu meter gauge line began converting to 5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm) broad gauge.
Sikar is well connected by roads from all the major cities of Rajasthan and nearby states. A four-lane national highway NH-11 passes through the center of the city. NH-11 connects Sikar with Jaipur and Bikaner. As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Sikar in 2011 is 237579; of which male and female are 123156 and 114423 respectively. The nearest airport to Sikar city is Jaipur International Airport, which operates daily flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune, Indore, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Guwahati, Kolkata, Udaipur, Dubai, Sharjah, and Muscat. A new airport is proposed at Shahpura (a town in Jaipur district) that is very near to Sikar. The latitude of Sikar is 27.615406 and the longitude is 75.125885. It is located between the 27° 36′ 55.4616” N and 75° 7′ 33.1860” E.
Vision of Sikar Master Plan 2031
The objective of the Sikar Master Plan 2031 is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Sikar Master Plan 2031 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. Sikar Master Plan 2031 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.
Sikar 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 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 Sikar Master Plan 2031
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable