Hyderabad: In what can be termed as startling forecast of the future trends as far as population and employment, the latest study by HMDA reveals that the pressure on land is going to grow multi-fold especially in Kukatpally and Mindspace. The fifth technical advisory committee meeting on ‘contextual refinement and revalidation’ of Comprehensive Transportation Study (CTS) model for HMA was held here on Friday. The meeting was organised by LEA Associates South Asia Pvt Ltd in joint venture with LEA International Ltd.
Kukatpally population density to double by 2041
The main focus of the meeting was on four tasks - contextual refinement and revalidation of CTS model; preparation of immediate, short, medium and long-term plans; resource mobilization and capacity building; holding consultations and workshops with user groups. Besides reviewing the interaction patterns of major towns with Hyderabad, revalidation and calibration of CTS -transportation model, carrying capacity analysis of road networks/areas to define density and height levels the 5th technical advisory committee presented data on reassessment of population and employment forecasts of Hyderabad and development of alternative population and employment distribution scenarios.
The Kukatpally population is to reach 3.72 lakh by 2041 from 1.58 lakh in 2016 and the population density will increase to 77,500Persons/ Km2from 33,076. Persons/ Km2and the employee density will increase to 16,600 employees/ Km2from 7,008 employees/ Km2. The Mindspace area population is to reach 1.88 lakh from 0.72 lakh and the population density 22,650. Persons/ Km2from8674Persons/ Km2and the employee density will increase to 53,000 employees/ Km2from17,190 employees/ Km2.