THE PLANNING STRATEGIES FOR URBAN LAND USE PATTERN: A CASE STUDY OF PUNE CITY, INDIA
Urbanization, one of the important factors in the development of the countries, has really crates some negative impacts on the cities. The rapid and haphazard growth of the major cities in India generates numerous problems in the country. The further growth incorporates the haphazardly developed areas into the city leading to the imbalanced land use pattern. The growth of the cities normally extends more to the fringe areas and it creates the unplanned development of the cities. The development of the cities in the concentric pattern or radial pattern had raised the challenges for the planning of the cities. Pune, the cultural and education centre of Maharashtra, is also facing the problems. In the same context, because of the imbalance land use pattern, Pune city is facing problems of unequal distribution of physical and social infrastructure in the city.