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A matter of choice: Determining public transport systems for urban India
Feb 12, 2024

A matter of choice: Determining public transport systems for urban India

The attainment of sustainable urban public transportation in Indian cities will be crucial for its aspiration to rank among the top three economies

Bhutan’s goal of a green city: Pathways for a syncretic Indo-Bhutan development
Jan 18, 2024

Bhutan’s goal of a green city: Pathways for a syncretic Indo-Bhutan development

Bhutan’s forthcoming urban expansion will be a great opportunity for Indian urban planners to closely observe an urbanism model rooted in the ethos

Emptying Nepal
Mar 15, 2024

Emptying Nepal

The exodus of people from Nepal has resulted in a scenario that will become unsustainable for the economy of Nepal

Governing Urban Wetlands in India: A Pathway to Sustainable Urbanisation
Feb 01, 2024

Governing Urban Wetlands in India: A Pathway to Sustainable Urbanisation

Wetlands are important ecosystems that provide benefits such as flood control, water purification, and biodiversity conservation. In India, however, wetlands are threatened by pollution, encroachment, and rampant real estate development. This brief assesses the East Kolkata Wetlands to illustrate the challenges of preserving urban wetlands in India. It also presents recommendations to establish more comprehensive wetlands management and conservat

New contours in Nepali politics
May 18, 2023

New contours in Nepali politics

The arrival of the new party RSP represents a distinct shift in the Nepali polity, one that is ringing the death knell of traditional parties

Overcoming inconsistencies in comprehensive mobility plans of Indian cities
Feb 27, 2024

Overcoming inconsistencies in comprehensive mobility plans of Indian cities

Amidst urban growth, equipping cities with the most optimal, cost-efficient, and effective mass rapid transport systems is imperative

Sustainable Development Goal 11 and India
Jun 20, 2023

Sustainable Development Goal 11 and India

The unending densification of cities rob all the initiatives from making a visible positive impact

The Causes and Consequences of Abolishing Cantonments in India
Sep 19, 2023

The Causes and Consequences of Abolishing Cantonments in India

India’s decision to abolish cantonments after carving out the military areas, announced in April 2023, has been met with scepticism and support. Cantonments, primarily created during the British rule to station and house the military, evolved to include civilians as residents and staff to provide support and logistic services. Over time, cantonment boards, with some civilian members, were created to manage the civil areas, but the rights of civ

Urbanisation in China: Challenges and the Way Ahead
Aug 23, 2023

Urbanisation in China: Challenges and the Way Ahead

Urbanisation in China is taking place at an unprecedented level and is set to continue over the next decade. This is likely to present many challenges not just for policy makers but for the economy and society as well. This Paper tries and understands the ongoing process of urbanization, the impacts produced and the way that lies ahead.

Water Valuation and Pricing in India: Imperatives for Sustainable Water Governance
Nov 02, 2023

Water Valuation and Pricing in India: Imperatives for Sustainable Water Governance

This paper highlights the importance of water valuation and pricing for sustainable and efficient water allocation and management in India. An efficient water-pricing mechanism could be a tool to address the impending crisis of water scarcity, which necessitates a robust, objective, and holistic valuation technique. Every unit of water consumed for economic purposes has an ecological footprint, and this opportunity cost or externality factor need

भारतीय शहरांमधील सर्वसमावेशक गतिशीलता योजनांमधील त्रुटी दूर करणे
Mar 19, 2024

भारतीय शहरांमधील सर्वसमावेशक गतिशीलता योजनांमधील त्रुटी दूर करणे

शहरांच्या वाढीच्या पार्श्वभूमीवर शहरांसाठी सर्वाधिक अ�

विकेंद्रीकृत शहरीकरण से ही बेहतरीन शहरी विकास संभव
Jun 07, 2018

विकेंद्रीकृत शहरीकरण से ही बेहतरीन शहरी विकास संभव

क्या भारत को भी चीन की तरहं अपने यहां प्रमुख शहरों में अधि

शहर के बाहरी इलाकों में शहरीकरण का प्रबंधन
Apr 11, 2018

शहर के बाहरी इलाकों में शहरीकरण का प्रबंधन

घनी आबादी वाले शहरों के आस-पास के ग्रामीण इलाकों में विका�

शहरीकरण की चुनौतियों से निबटने के लिए नगर निकायों को सशक्त बनायें
Apr 25, 2018

शहरीकरण की चुनौतियों से निबटने के लिए नगर निकायों को सशक्त बनायें

भारत में शहरी विकास के लिए एक व्यापक राष्ट्रीय नीति तैया�

शहरीकरण की योजनाओं में शहरी बस्तियों की अनदेखी: स्वास्थ्य व्यवस्था पर असर
Jul 30, 2020

शहरीकरण की योजनाओं में शहरी बस्तियों की अनदेखी: स्वास्थ्य व्यवस्था पर असर

किसी भी शहर में बीमारियों पर स्थायी तौर पर क़ाबू पाने के ल