New Chandigarh Master Plan 2031

Master Plans News | By Rajkumar

Greater Mohali Area Development Authority, a local authority under PUDA for development of Greater Mohali region has released the master plan 2031 of New Chandigarh.

New Chandigarh local planning area is located in the north east of GMADA region abutting Chandigarh and Mohali, acting as the northern gateway to the Greater Mohali Region and is near the industrial town of Baddi in Himachal Pradesh. Spread over an area of approximately 15,000 acres (6000 ha), presently it has agricultural pastures and village abadis scattered throughout the area.

The Greater Mohali Region (GMR) covers a geographical expanse of about 1190 sq. km. and is located towards the western periphery of Chandigarh in the state of Punjab. The entire region is divided into six local planning areas, namely, SAS Nagar, Zirakpur, Kharar, Mullanpur (New Chandigarh), Banur and Dera Bassi. The region holds a current population of about 0.7 million, about 60% of which is rural.

The master plan of New Chandigarh has been prepared to make it a diverse, destination, smart, green, connected and low carbon impact city. Below is the land use statistics of New Chandigarh

Land Use Area in Ha Percentage
Residential  2,292.44 37.52%
Mixed Use 280.98 4.60%
Commercial- City Centre 84.16 1.38%
Commercial- Retail 19.94 0.33%
Commercial- Wholesale/ Warehouse 81.22 1.33%
Commercial- Marriage Palace 9.87 0.16%
Institutional- Education City 116.38 1.91%
Institutional- Medi City 140.86 2.31%
Institutional- Research and Development 61.04 1.00%
Institutional- Others (Cremation grounds,Goshala, Animal shelters, Veterinary hospital) 11.82 0.19%
Recreational  149.75 2.45%
Parks 149.79 2.45%
De Notified PLPA- Agriculture 1,185.89 19.41%
Forest and Open Space 197.58 3.23%
Village Settlement Area (Abadi) 207.25 3.39%
Roads 580.74 9.51%
Defence Zone 79.92 1.31%
Transportation  40.51 0.66%
Utilities 91.2 1.49%
Other (River, Riverine buffer, Defence buffer) 327.84 5.37%
Total 6,109.18 100.00%

You can download the complete master plan from official website of PUDA using the links below:
New Chandigarh Master Plan Report
Proposed Revised Land Use Plan of New Chandigarh
Proposed Zonal Plan of New Chandigarh

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