The document, according to officials, will boost the optimal use of land to spur economic transformation in the Pink City. As per the 2025 master plan, 65 lakh is the projected population by 2025 of Jaipur region. However, at present, more people are staying in Jaipur district.
“It is required to develop the infrastructure, junction and crossing improvement, develop green city for growing population. For the same surveys will be conducted and it would be completed by 2022,” said an official.
At present, the JDA has a total area of 2,945 sqkm including 800 sqkm U1 (urban area). The town planners believe that there will be a requirement to include more areas in the JDA in the next 25 years. The civic body has earmarked 457.46 sqkm land for residential and 72.22 sqkm for commercial use in the master development plan of 2025. In the master plan 2025, JDA has marked the area which is densely populated as U1.
The U2 area is mostly rural where land is vacant and agricultural activities are not taking place. The JDA has described land use till U2 area. An official said, “It appears after the implementation of model bylaws, the requirement of land for city’s expansion in 2050 will be less as vertical and compact growth is promoted. Till date, habitation in outer JDA region is scanty.” There’s a provision in JDA to review the master plan of the city in every 10 years.
An exercise to analyse the achievements of the previous master plan and prepare Vision 2050 document of the city has been initiated.
“The horizon year for the master plan will be 2050. It will aim at transforming the city into a vibrant and economic hub. The focus will also be on improving quality of life in an inclusive manner along with smart and sustainable green and clean infrastructure and resilient environment,” said a town planner.