Geographic Information System (GIS) in Urban Planning


What is GIS or Geographic Information System A GIS or geographic information system integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. A GIS helps you in answering question and solve problems by analysing the data provided and making it easier to understand and share. Geographic Information System  is one of the

Classification of Towns as per Census of India 2011

Census classification of towns

Classification of Towns Classification of towns can be done on a number of basis and different countries and organizations use different classification of towns. It can be on basis of income level, education level, according to per capita income etc. Classification of Towns as per census All places with a municipality, corporation, cantonment board or

Development plan & scope of development Plan as per UDPFI Guidelines

What is a Development Plan Development plan prepared within the framework of the approved perspective plan is a medium-term (5 years) comprehensive plan of spatio-economic development of the urban centre. The objective of a development plan is to provide further necessary details and intended actions in the form of strategies and physical proposals for various

Scope & Purpose of Perspective Plan as per UDPFI guidelines

Perspective Plan

What is a Perspective Plan Perspective planning is a blueprint regarding the objectives and targets of long run growth. The perspective plan is not just a plan, rather to attain certain objectives and targets; the perspective plan is divided into certain smaller plans. A Perspective Plan is a long term (20-25 years) written document supported by

Design principles for road Intersections


Design principles of Intersections Intersection design is an important task. They need to be designed carefully after considering a number of factors. Some of the main design principles are mentioned below- Uniformity and Simplicity– Intersections must be designed and operated for simplicity and uniformity. The design must keep the capabilities and limitation of drivers, pedestrians