Issues Related To Urban Sprawl in South 24 Parganas with Special Reference to Diamond Harbour Municipality, West Bengal, and India (Published)
Urban sprawl outside large cities expands the city itself and brings the demand for extending infrastructure and several towards adjacent municipality and panchayat areas. There are several issues or issues related easily adopted in this area physically and socially with the urban sprawl in this municipal area.so, this study deals with issues related to urban sprawl in this area ad suggests the sustainable use of land to conserve environment. It also tries to make some strategies to ensure planned expansion of urban areas. The present study focuses on the nature of urban expansion in Diamond Harbour Municipality.Urban growth is a worldwide phenomenon. It is not only a haphazard physical explosion of urban population but also manifests a disorderly and discontinuous development of urban place. Urban growth is a process slowly or rapidly to occupy the adjacent land of city or town. The attraction and the benefits of every one having a lawn, trees and big house, people are beginning to recognize the negative consequences of this land development patter. The negative effects that sprawl can have on a community its people and its resources help demonstrate why land-use planning is so important.
Keywords: Community, Municipality., Urban Sprawl, land-use planning, negative effects, rapidly, urban expansion