Urban Growth

Urban Growth News

State records lowest decadal population growth but has most SCs in the country

While Punjab recorded its lowest decadal population growth of 13.9 per cent since 1961,it,on the other hand,registered an increase in the Scheduled Caste population and now tops the country with highest percentage of the SC population.

Studies: urban growth linked to floods,droughts

A pair of new studies say that more people than ever lie in harm’s way from earthquakes,droughts,floods and other disasters,largely because of a surge in urban populations in developing countries.