Valsad Master Plan has been created for Valsad. Valsad, also known as Bulsar, is a municipality in the Valsad district of the Indian state of Gujarat. This city has a collectorate, a district court, and a police headquarters with a historic prison. Valsad is located at 20.63°N 72.93°E. It has an average elevation of 13 metres (42 feet). The city center is about 4 km inland from the Arabian sea. As of the 2011 India census, Valsad had a population of 170060. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Valsad has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 77%.
Vision of Valsad Master Plan
The objective of the Valsad Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the vision of Valsad Master Plan 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 Valsad Master Plan 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.
Valsad 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 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 infrastructural cost which would be required to make the city sustainable. The plans offer futuristic solutions by laying down agenda for its growth and development.
Objective of Valsad Master Plan
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable
- Politically acceptable