Analysis Of Urban Growth Dynamics Of Lucknow City: A Gis Approach

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Ashwani Kumar Rawat , Dr. Subhrajit Banerjee , Dr.Anil Kumar Roy , Dr.Indrani Chakraborty


The outburst growth of metropolitan areas, commonly known as fringe or periurban areas, has been the primary challenge for the comprehensive development of a city. The main objective of this research paper is to analyze the growth dynamics of India's tries II metro cities using GIS as a tool. The study revolves around modifications in the LULC, identified concerning Lucknow from 2005-2020 using Geographical Information Systems (GIS). The research area was divided into five categories based on comparative analysis, geographic conditions, and remote sensing data. Comparing LULC data between 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2020 showed a substantial variation in land use classifications in the study area. The data was obtained from the analysis of topo-sheet and satellite images. The result also shows the dynamics and patterns of emerging urban agglomerations concerning peri-urban areas and development plan strategies for future development. The study shows that remote sensing and GIS tools are successful in urban studies and management. It was examined during the analysis, large quantities of agricultural land, water bodies, and dense vegetation areas were transformed due to the rapid urbanization of the urban agglomeration of Lucknow.

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