Jiribam Municipal Council


STATUS OF MASTER PLAN

 

 

1.Introduction 

The State Government in exercise of the powers conferred under Sub-section (3) of sectio23 of the Manipur Town and Country Planning Act 1975 has approved the Greater Jiribam MastePlan; vide No 1/15/85-LSG(TP) dated 9th November, 1994 and published in the Manipur Gazette No327 dated 6th November, 1996. 

The Plan Period for the Greater Jiribam Master Plan is taken as 1981 to 2011 in which assessment for all kinds of the project requirement is based with a view to all important influencing factors to respond to the emerging needs.

The need of a Master Plan for Jiribam has been obvious to arrest and rectify the chaotic growth of the town and also to provide guidelines for harmonious development in future. The plan has been prepared with a view to acquainting the general public as well as the persons who control and guide the developments in the town with the problems which are faced by the people, and the manner in which those should be attempted. The proposals embodied in the due have been derived after conducting requisite surveys and making proper analysis of the existing physical and socio- economic  conditions.  The masteplan  would  serve  as a basic structure  on which all the future physical developments are to take place in an economically viable and socially harmonious manner.

The plan allocates adequate land for residential, industrial, commercial, public and other uses. The circulation pattern aims to inter connect the different sector of the town to carry its function efficiently. In the matter of housing, the objective to achieve a more even distribution of densities over the entire planning area.

 

2. Existing Land Use 

The existing land use pattern of Jiribam Town is determined by the way the land is utilized for residential , commercial, industrial, educational, public & semi public uses and recreational purposes. The residential zone and the built up areas are located along the NH-53 (Imphal Cachar Road) and Jiri-Tipaimukh (Man Bahadur) Road. The land utilized for commercial and industrial purposes is very limited  in  the Master  Plan  area.  There  is a very good  network  of roads  in  Jiribam  town. Maximum area is occupied by agricultural fields followed by hills and vacant land.

The land use pattern of Jiribam town and its surrounding areas in1983 is shown in the Table below : 

Land Use Pattern of Jiribam 1983

 

Sl No.

Classification

Area in Acre

% to Total Dev. Land

1.

Residential area

678.00

65.91%

2.

Commercial area

8.00

0.78%

3.

Industrial

21.50

2.09%

4.

Pblic,Semi-Public governmental

77.00

7.9%

5.

Educatioal

18.60

1.81%

6.

Road & Railways

222.00

21.58%

7.

Parks and playground

3.50

0.34%

8.

Agriculture & area under plantation farming

1227.57

---

9.

Vacant land, hills

1167.19

---

10.

River, Nallah water bodies

115.00

---


Total area

3539.00

100.00%

  Source: Master Plan, 1981-201 

A recent survey made by the Jiribam Municipal Council in 2006 with the help of the Town Planning Department, Manipur reveals the existing land use pattern in the town (Municipal limit) as shown in the Table below:-

Land Use Pattern of Jiribam Municipal Area 2006

 

 Sl.NO

 

LANDUSE CLASSIFICATION

 

AREA (in ha)

% TO TOTAL DEVELOPED AREA

 

% TO TOTAL AREA

       1.

 Residential

 153.7518

 74.54%

 46.98%

      2.

 Commercial

0.773

 0.37%

 0.24%

      3.

 Public and Semi-Public

 32.422

 15.72%

 9.9%

      4.

 Educational

 4.577

 2.22%

 1.40%

      5.

 Industrial

 5.43

 3%

 2%

      6.

 Roads

 14.749

 7.15%

 4.5%

      7.

 Khasland (Open space)

 9.81


 3.00%

      8.

 Agricultural

 98.46


 30.09%

      9.

 Water Bodies

         7.27


 2.22%


 TOTAL AREA

 327.2466

 100%

 100%


3. Proposed Land Use Pattern: 1981- 2011 

The Master Plan for Greater Jiribam town has been prepared for a projected population o25,582 persons by 2001 A.D. The Master Plan aims at providing better transportation and communication, community facilities, amenities, housing, and a healthy environment for urban inhabitants. The proposed Master Plan area covering about 3,539 acres (1.432 hectares) or 14.30 Sq Kms has been divided into five different units/zones of self sufficiency. It is envisaged to establish one urban nuclei consisting of minimum infrastructure and community facilities with better communication system.

Division of such sectional/zone will help in smooth functioning and progressive implementation of the Master Plan proposals phase wise. During the time of implementation of these units may be sub-divided into sub units according to the convenience for preparation of detailed layout  plaand  development  schemes.  Then  sectional  infrastructure,  community  facilities  and amenities will be developed in each unit for self sufficiency.

PLANNING UNITS

Sl. No.

Villages included in the planning Unit

Area in acres

Approximate population to be accommodated

A.

Kalinagar, Babupara,

Chandrapur

558

7100

B.

Lakhipur, Kamrangkha

Hillghat Khunou

968

4900

C.

Dibong, Kadamtala, Patchao

766

5700

D.

Islambad, Bakhal,

Champanagar Meetei, Champanagar Muslim & Aglapur.

551

3200

E.

New Alipur, Uchathol.

696

4700

 

Total

3539

25600

Source: Master Plan, 1981-2011

 

PROPOSED LAND USE PATTERN OF JRIBAM TOWN: 1981-2011 

 

Sl. No

Land use category

Existing area iacres

% to totaarea

Proposed area in acres

% to totaarea

% to developearea

1.

Residential area

678.00

19.15

1348.00

38.00

55.51

2.

Commercial area

8.00

0.22

34.50

0.37

1.42

3.

Industrial

21.50

0.60

64.50

1.82

2.65

4.

Pblic,Semi-Public

governmental

77.00

2.17

150.00

4.23

6.17

5.

Educatioal

18.60

0.52

30.00

0.84

1.23

6.

Road & Railways

222.00

6.27

321.00

9.23

13.46

7.

Parks and playground

3.50

0.03

18.50

0.52

0.76

8.

Green belt

--

--

456.00

12.88

18.80

9.

Agriculture  ,  hills  &  other

open spaces

2395.00

67.58

1066.00

28.14

--

10.

River, Nallah water bodies

115.00

3.30

115.00

3.24

--

 

Total area :

3539.00

100.00

3539.00

100.00

100.00

  Source: Master Plan, 1981-2011

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