Greater Nagpur Metropolitan Area

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Nagpur Metro Region Development In the year 1999, notification was issued by the State of Maharashtra which declared Nagpur Metropolitan Area, which shall comprise of Nagpur City, Nagpur Gramin, Hingna, Parshivni, Mauda, Kamptee Taluka and parts of Savner, Kalmeshwar, Umred and Kuhi in which each N-S-E and West boundaries of "Metro-region" around Municipal Corporation Limits of city are clearly described and on same lines Mumbai Metropolitan area and Pune Metro Areas are declared.

Later on vide notification dt. 24.12.2002 Govt. extended the jurisdiction of NIT [1] outside NMC [2] limit under clause 1(2) of NIT Act-1936 as "Nagpur Metropolitan Area" [3] in connection to notification of 1999 which ranges approximate 25 to 40 km area away from NMC limit.

Objectives of Metroregion Planning[edit]

Objectives of Metroregion Planning are

* Laying down broad policies & directions of growth in the principal zones.
* Determining the hierarchy of roads & access ways in co- ordination with existing roads proposed D. P. roads.
* Establishing the zoning of land use on the lands falling within 25 to 40 km are of the township.
* Determining the standards for common facilities like education health & social facilities for the resident population
* Ensure planned development in fringe areas.

Planning Area Under Metro region[edit]

Area of Nagpur region/District 9810 Sqkm
Area proposed for Metroregion 25 to 40 km
Area around Nagpur Municipal limit 3780 Sqkm
Area Under NMC limit 216 Sqkm

Two(2) phases of proposed Metro region[edit]

NIT has proposed the Metro region plan in 2 Phases

Phase I area -1520 Sqkm ( i.e. boundary of R.P.)
Phase II area -2260 km2

NIT is framing the policy for Metro region planning and once the Metro region plan is finalised, different town planning schemes will be taken up for development.

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