Tanda Master Plan has been created for Tanda City. Tanda is a city and municipal board in the Ambedkar Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh, India. Tanda is well connected by rail and road to the rest of the country. The rail connections are used primarily for goods transportation for the power plant and the cement factory. For passenger transportation, Akbarpur Junction and Faizabad Junction is the main option. Akbarpur is located about 25 km and Faizabad is about 52 km away from Tanda. Tanda is around 155 km from Varanasi, 200 km from Lucknow and around 80 km from Gorakhpur. Frequent government bus services are not available to nearby towns and cities, so many private travel agencies provide frequent bus services to Lucknow and Faizabad. SBS (Singh Bus Service) run a very common bus service for the local people to Azamgarh. Bus services are available from Tanda Bus Stop and Zubair Chauraha. The nearest Airport is Babatpur Airport near Varanasi, and Amausi Airport in Lucknow. It is located between the 26.5433° N and 82.6645° E.
Vision of Tanda Master Plan
The objective of the Tanda Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Tanda 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. Tanda 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.
Tanda Master Plan 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 Tanda Master Plan
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable