YEIDA (Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority) is ready to get the UP government’s nod for Master Plan 2031, which was cleared in board meeting last month. Four new townships will develop in the urban cities of Uttar Pradesh and the townships will be developed in Aligarh, Agra, Hathras and Mathura.
These areas in which the townships will be developed have been declared as urban areas by the YEIDA Board. The Total area under the master plan will be more than 20 lakh hectare, while the four townships will be developed into area of urban cities across 30,000 hectares.
The master plan has all the clearance from the NCR Planning Board; the second phase of master plan will not require clearance from the board. The new population of the city is likely to be 35 million by 2031 in Phase II of master plan. In this master plan, 10, 465 hectares of land has to be acquired, which will be done from 105 villages of Aligarh, 420 of Mahamaya Nagar, 431 in Mathura and six of Agra.
“The Phase II of master plan 2031 include more than double area of Phase I of master plan”, YEIDA Official said. 2,000 acres land is reserved for green space in the Phase II of master plan. Officials said that recreational green areas and corporate spaces have also been earmarked along the Yamuna Expressway.
“On receiving the government’s nod, the developers will start the process of developing the four new townships”, P C Gupta, CEO, YEIDA said. These townships will be the smart urban developments that exploit technology to offer more hospitable living for residents, he said. “The infrastructure of these new cities will be equipped with system aimed at better management of energy resources, water, transport and traffic, safety and security, peaceful environment. Information technology and communication technology will form the back bone of these future cities of Master Plan 2031”, he also added.