IDEAS home Printed from
   My bibliography  Save this article

Urban Master Plans In Rajasthan, India: The Case Of Alwar


  • Aneesh Kumar MISHRA

    () (Gutwan Mishran Jalalpur, Jaunpur, UP – 222136, India)


Master Plan is an important tool for urban development as such it guides, controls and manages urban growth in planned manner. Despite being outdated in developed countries, it is still used in developing countries like India. This paper explores master planning in Rajasthan, the largest state of India and critically analyses master plan for Alwar as a case in detail to find out different causes and factors hindering full implementation of master plans in Rajasthan. Lacunas in plan preparation reflect in nature and proposals of plan which affect implementation process immensely. Further, implementation process is also impeded by a host of factors. However, considerable progress of Master plan for Alwar shows that rather than questioning relevance of master planning approach in Rajasthan, positives steps to strengthen institutions, and greater involvement of public in planning processes is essential for preparation of a good master plan and its implementation on ground level.

Suggested Citation

  • Aneesh Kumar MISHRA, 2012. "Urban Master Plans In Rajasthan, India: The Case Of Alwar," Management Research and Practice, Research Centre in Public Administration and Public Services, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 4(1), pages 31-44, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:mrpase:v:4:y:2012:i:1:p:31-44

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    More about this item


    Urban planning; Master plan; Rajasthan.;


    Access and download statistics


    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:rom:mrpase:v:4:y:2012:i:1:p:31-44. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Colesca Sofia). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.