Sustainable development strategy for satellite town (case Study : sanand)
Janki Patel, Falguni shukal, Labdhi sheth
sustainable development, satellite town, growth center, solid waste, traffic congestion.
This study deals with the sustainable development of satellite town sanand. sustainable development goals can be defined as better Life style of city residents and using natural resources and available facilities without compromising future needs according to forecasting of population. there are various parameters need to be focused such as water supply, sewerage system, solid waste management, storm water collection, group water quality, transportation facilities available within city and its connectivity to other cities of state. it is important to select proper strategy for development of various basic facilities. sanand is the most highlighted city because of their industrial growth which will influence on employment accompanied by increasing population in these city. AUDA is working on five growth center which include 5 small towns located surrounding Ahmedabad 1.Kalol 2. Sanand 3. Dahegam 4. Mehemdabad 5. Bareja. Among all of them sanand is recently developing town which require more attention.
Case Study Of Sanand: Sanand is located at about 24 km from Ahmedabad city on Ahmedabad -Viramgam highway. Population of city increased by 195.8% in last decade. According to census 2011, population of city is 608 persons per km2. It has geographical area about 158 km2.Sanand has gained importance mainly owing to various company situated over there. There is Tata motors, Ford, Hitachi. There are also other industries like cedilla health care which manufacture generic medicine. Sanand has trade corridors and special economic zones which invite international investments and increase national growth. There is availability of GSRTC (GUJARAT STATE ROAD TRANSPORT CORPRATION) for transportation between sanand various cities and AMTS (AHEMDABAD MASS TRANSIT SYSTEM) for transportation between Ahmedabad and sanand. There are almost 153 buses are routing between Ahmedabad and sanand in one day. Sanad-Viramgam has an operational broad gauge railway network connecting it to major industrial centers located in Gujarat. The city is connected by highway to mundra port. It connected with Ahmedabad and Kutch by state highway 17 part of national highway 8, part of recently completed 4- lane GOLDEN QUDRILATERAL highway.