The state town and country planning department has issued notified the draft off 'development plan 2031'. An official spokesman said here on Thursday that the draft of development plan had been prepared keeping in mind the needs of the residents of Jind city. The population of Jind city would be about 5.17 lakh by the year 2031.
He said that 1,745 hectares of total area had been reserved as residential area, 209 hectares as commercial area, 452 hectares as industrial area, 483 hectares for transportation system, 101 hectares for public utilities, 310 hectares for public and semi public services, 4,307 hectares for agriculture and 565 hectares as open area.
He said that sectors would be developed in 1,745 hectares of land reserved as residential area which would be divided into 25 parts. He said that on 209 hectares of land reserved for development of commercial area, land had been reserved for development of sector 3, sector 5A, sector 14, sector 26 and sector 20.
Similarly, industrial units would be set up in sectors 23, 24 and 25. Sectors 2 and 23 had been reserved for transportation system and 16 hectares of land has been reserved on bypass road in sector 11 for new bus stand.
Also, there was a proposal to set up 60-metre wide bypass starting from Rohtak Road to Gohana Road via Kaithal Road to Narwana Road, he added.
He said that 20 hectares of land each had been reserved for water works near Narwana Road on the outskirts of the city. He said that there was a proposal to set up 220 KV power house on Rohtak Road and sub-stations of 132 KV and 33 KV. He said that 310 hectares of land had been reserved for public and semi-public services in sectors 1, 4, 9, 10 and 13. He said that 565 hectares of land had been proposed for development of green belt adjoining the bypass road. Space has been reserved for town park and entertainment in sector 14 and 16, he added.