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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Sama Khan


The writer is a research associate at the Centre for Policy Research, Delhi

Covid crisis underlines false urban-rural binary, neglect of urban areas
Fri, Jul 24, 2020

In contrast to the imagination of the city as a hub of social and economic activity, it is now perceived as the centre of disease and distress.

New government must learn from successes and failures of past urban schemes
Fri, Apr 26, 2019

Deep-rooted inequalities have hampered project implementation and outcome. The efficiency of local governance holds the key to resolving this issue. Decentralisation should be encouraged but needs effective monitoring.

Urban Only In Name
Wed, Nov 21, 2018

One-fourth of the urban population lives in these small towns (20,000 to 1,00,000 population). These 7 crore people need amenities to match up to their ‘urban’ status. Many of these towns may not be in the vicinity of big cities.

How to be smart
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

It is important to look at what went wrong with the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission.