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150 years ago, how was the road and sewer system of Ahmedabad city, see-photo

The grand history of Ahmedabad city's first CT survey, town planning, water supply, relief road construction, Kot area of ​​Ahmedabad city etc. is preserved in these maps.
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The city of Ahmedabad was founded in AD. 1411 by Ahmed Shah. At this time the city was extended in Kot area i.e. inside the fort. How was the city of Ahmedabad 150 years ago? When was town planning implemented for the first time in Ahmedabad city? We get information about the city's roads and sewerage system from various maps.

The city of Ahmedabad was founded in AD. 1411 by Ahmed Shah. At this time the city was extended in Kot area i.e. inside the fort. How was the city of Ahmedabad 150 years ago? When was town planning implemented for the first time in Ahmedabad city? We get information about the city's roads and sewerage system from various maps.

A town planning scheme was implemented near the Ellis Bridge on the west bank of the Sabarmati River in the old city of Ahmedabad. In this scheme, the first cooperative society was formed for only 80 members. Which was a Brahmakshatriya society.

Deeds were used when documents were not produced in the city. It included property value at that time, name of owner, information of family members, description of various parts of the house, water system etc.

Gujarat's first CT survey was carried out in E.S. In 1824 revenue officials and geographers did. Under the guidance of the then Collector Hope in AD 1863 AD. A CT survey was conducted as early as 1881. From which "General Index or The Map of The Ahmedabad" was produced.

In this map, government property, private property, road, charitable trust property, owner's name, survey date, survey number etc. were recorded in the property record. The CT survey conducted in 1926 recorded 34 towns and 26 villages in the Bombay Presidency.

A town planning scheme was implemented near the Ellis Bridge on the west bank of the Sabarmati River in the old city of Ahmedabad. In this scheme, the first cooperative society was formed for only 80 members. Which was a Brahmakshatriya society.

Construction of 60 ft wide and 6000 ft long relief road was implemented to reduce the load on Ritchie Road. This road started from Sakar Bazar near the railway station of Ahmedabad and ended near Bhadra Fort. 41,50,000 for land acquisition ₹2,88,000 for construction of this road 52 lakh 63,000 for land for construction of the road totaled to about one crore.

In 1875, Ferguson proposed a plan to supply drinking water through pipelines. 10 gallons of water per capita was allotted in this scheme at a cost of about 9 lakhs. Water towers were constructed at Shahpur, Jamalpur, Kalupur, Khadia, Raikhad etc.

The first town planning scheme in Ahmedabad city was prepared in Jamalpur area at a cost of around 1 lakh 54 thousand. This scheme was implemented for low income people. In which space was allotted for sewage pumping station, MTS workshop, wood traders.

The plan included rainwater drainage, water supply and underground sewerage.

A town planning scheme was implemented near the Ellis Bridge on the west bank of the Sabarmati River in the old city of Ahmedabad. In this scheme, the first cooperative society was formed for only 80 members. Which was a Brahmakshatriya society.

 
 
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