China has been expanding its cities rapidly and building new urbanised centres in rural regions in a bid to modernise its countryside and address wide income disparities. Urbanisation is also a key part of its strategy to boost domestic demand.
Rapid urbanisation brings with it enormous challenges. The Modi government has framed the agenda to meet them
Public service delivery improved only in cities where state governments provided an enabling environment for innovation and better governance.
By 2025, 69 metropolitan cities in India are expected to have 78% of the urban population.
Our engagement with cities must not be only about problem solving.
The urban housing shortage is around 18.78 mn dwelling units for the 12th Plan period.
Vantage points in the city nowadays offer only a sad sight — concrete eating into the green
The researchers took up a specific urban case study— comparing Mumbai and Alibaug.
Dressing it up with technology won’t be enough
Piketty’s work underscores need to address its legitimacy amid growing inequality.
The ball has been set rolling for the inclusion of villages under the UT Administration into the Municipal Corporation.
Siddaramaiah said policing,like other infrastructure,had suffered on account of rapid urbanisation.
Wind speed has declined across the country and this has major implications on air pollution
PM says Rs 2,400-crore housing project for slum dwellers will give a new dimension to the country.
I&B Minister Manish Tewari has asked to show restrain while analyzing the faults with urban development in Uttarakhand.