An Analysis on Weekly Market of Ruabandha(Local Area Plan), Bhilai (C.G.)
Keywords:Weekly market, Local Area Plan, Informal economy
Informal sector marks the benchmark for formal sector of economy. The incremental growth of weekly informal market projects to the formal market economy, which results in the development of the surrounding area, zone or locality. As a part of informal economy, weekly markets is an important aspect to be focussed upon. This directs to the need of the changes in this informal weekly market towards the well planned and developed market and the planning tool aka Local Area Plan will help in acomplishing the task. The aim of the study is to plan for the Ruabandha weekly market in Bhilai including dimensions of the planning and sustaininbility i.e. physical, social, economic, etc.. The study tries to come up with the development proposaal and guidelines which will help in retrofitting any existing weekly market primarily located along the road, open area or near commercial land use, etc.
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