Village Development Plan, Sawentri, India

Preparation of a 25 year growth & development plan for the village of Sawentri


Sawentri, Rajasthan

Project Size

52 Acres


Cultural Resource Conservation Initiative | Devasthan Dept., Rajasthan


StudioPOD | Cultural Resource Conservation Initiative | Oasis Design, Inc. | Kanwar Krishen Associates Pvt. Ltd.


Strategic Planning

Sawentri currently has a population of approximately 2,000 persons and is anticipated to grow to over 4,000 in 2040. Sawentri is an important religious town and hosts the Annakuta Mahotsav Mela, Jal Jhoolni Mela and Phagotsav Mela annually festivals which attracts over one lakh visitors annually.

For the village, a comprehensive prepared Development Plan has been created considering a 25 year horizon period. The Development Plan includes a environmentally sensitive land use plan that identifies developable and Eco-sensitive parcels of land in and around the village that require to be preserved. Plans for efficient and environmentally sustainable management of civic infrastructure considering the existing and 25 year horizon period has been planned.

A transportation plan has also been developed that considers improves connectivity within the village and the surrounding areas and also makes special provisions for the movement of visitors/tourists during the festival.