Yerraguntla Master Plan has been created for Yerraguntla as of 2011 census of India; it had a population of 32,574. Yerraguntla is located at 14.6333°N 78.5333°E.It has an average elevation of 152 meters (501 feet).
Yerraguntla is a Leading Industrial town in Kadapa district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Yerraguntla mandal of Kadapa revenue division. The Leading industrial town is home to many cement factories and Rayalaseema Thermal Power Plant. Yerraguntla is located 37 km (23 mi) from Kadapa.
Yerraguntla is also famous for stones, which is used for houses flooring and construction of houses. Yerraguntla is driven by mining of these stones and transportation of these stones. Yerraguntla has good number of stone polish industries, and three major cement factories India Cements, Zuari Cements Bharati Cements near Yerraguntla town and Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station.
Vision of Yerraguntla Master Plan
The objective of the Yerraguntla Master Plan is to create enabling spatial and land use planning framework to achieve the Vision of Yerraguntla Master plan in order to promote, guide and rationalize. The future growth and development of the urban centers, it will be critical to define their growth framework. The future growth framework of the urban centers is defined by the Master Plan/Development Plans which are evolved for each settlement at individual level. Yerraguntla 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.
Yerraguntla 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 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 Yerraguntla Master Plan
- Socially beneficial
- Regionally connected
- Environmentally sustainable
- Financially Viable
- Institutionally Executable and;
- Politically acceptable