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Planning for a Growing Population
Jul 07, 2004

Planning for a Growing Population

Thankfully, India is today self-sufficient in food-grain production though a wide gap still exists between availability on the one hand, and distribution and pricing on the other. Much as the farming community justifiably argues that agriculture has become less and less attractive as an investment proposal in terms of the risks and costs involved, an increasing section of the Indian population has been finding it even harder to get one square-mea

Planning for Delhi’s water sector
Aug 30, 2021

Planning for Delhi’s water sector

A review of the water challenges in Delhi and the draft master plan for the city’s water supply and needs

Planning Ministry can coordinate Commission's work
Sep 19, 2014

Planning Ministry can coordinate Commission's work

Former Union Revenue Secretary M.R. Sivaraman suggests that there should be a planning unit attached to the Prime Minister's Office or the Planning Ministry, to focus on indicative planning.

#Family Planning Mission: सिर्फ़ महिलाओं पर नसबंदी का बोझ डालता भारत का परिवार नियोजन मिशन
Jul 31, 2023

#Family Planning Mission: सिर्फ़ महिलाओं पर नसबंदी का बोझ डालता भारत का परिवार नियोजन मिशन

विश्व स्वास्थ्य दिवस: 2008 से 2019 के बीच भारत में गर्भ निरोध के

#Family Planning Mission: सिर्फ़ महिलाओं पर नसबंदी का बोझ डालता भारत का परिवार नियोजन मिशन
Apr 11, 2022

#Family Planning Mission: सिर्फ़ महिलाओं पर नसबंदी का बोझ डालता भारत का परिवार नियोजन मिशन

विश्व स्वास्थ्य दिवस: 2008 से 2019 के बीच भारत में गर्भ निरोध के

#UrbanPlanning: क्या दो नगर निकायों को जोड़कर एक नगर निगम बनाना सही है?
Sep 07, 2022

#UrbanPlanning: क्या दो नगर निकायों को जोड़कर एक नगर निगम बनाना सही है?

नगर पालिकाओं (Municipalities) की संख्या कम करने से प्रतिस्पर्द्धा �

70 Policies — Planning Commission, 1950
Aug 02, 2018

70 Policies — Planning Commission, 1950

An analysis of the agenda papers and records of the first 50 meetings indicates the dominance of a central economic thought, articulated by the prime

Cities for Women: Taking stock of gender-sensitive urban planning and design
Dec 22, 2020

Cities for Women: Taking stock of gender-sensitive urban planning and design

Gender-sensitive planning will help mitigate adverse and unequal impacts — and build resilience.

Constituting Special Planning Authority within the area of a planning authority
Apr 29, 2022

Constituting Special Planning Authority within the area of a planning authority

Complications are arising over the need to establish special planning authorities (SPAs) within the physical boundaries of urban local bodies (ULBs).

COVID-19 and Indian defence planning
May 14, 2020

COVID-19 and Indian defence planning

The Ministry of Defence has fixated on process rather than outcomes for decades with little effort to remedy this, stymying timely modernisation of th

Curtains down for Planning Commission, but challenges remain
Jan 05, 2015

Curtains down for Planning Commission, but challenges remain

The history of the Planning Commission suggests that it was always an extension of the government's attitude towards the economy. This is not in itself a bad thing, but has been twisted an unfair criticism of the PC. Therefore, plans for the Niti Aayog and its working should be gauged very carefully.

De-institutionalise urban planning
Jun 09, 2011

De-institutionalise urban planning

Mumbai today has a plethora of institutions - BMC, MMRDA, MSRDC, MVRC, etc. At last count, there were 23 institutions directly or indirectly 'planning' for Mumbaikars. There is an urgent need to 'de-institutionalise' urban planning.

Demographic planning for cities
Sep 08, 2020

Demographic planning for cities

The megacities of India have multiplied their populations way beyond the projections arrived at by population studies undertaken by demographic expert

Family planning as a human right: The way forward
Jul 19, 2019

Family planning as a human right: The way forward

Family planning programmes should be holistic in understanding socio-cultural constraints and responding to diverse needs across different regions of

How central planning has groomed China
Jul 08, 2014

How central planning has groomed China

In 1990, China's GDP was roughly the same as India's and parts of its infrastructure, such as its railway system, were considered inferior. Today, China's GDP is around $9 trillion and India's is $2 trillion. The high speed train travelling at 300 kph from Shanghai to Beijing signals the extent to which China had pulled away from India.

https://www.orfonline.org/research/health-infrastructure-planning-amid-covid-19-the-case-of-mumbai/
Jan 13, 2021

https://www.orfonline.org/research/health-infrastructure-planning-amid-covid-19-the-case-of-mumbai/

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented stress on India’s urban public health infrastructure, underscoring the need for urban planning to account for increased demand for health amenities during crises. This paper evaluates the city of Mumbai’s 1991 and 2034 development plans and finds inherent infrastructural inadequacies. It calls on urban-policymakers to complement development plans with robust dynamic health strategies that conside

India’s Family Planning Mission Puts Burden of Sterilisation on Women at the Cost of Their Health
Apr 07, 2022

India’s Family Planning Mission Puts Burden of Sterilisation on Women at the Cost of Their Health

World Health Day: Between 2008 and 2019, only 3 per cent of all 51.6 million sterilisations done in India were vasectomies

Localisation: A Model Strategy for Family Planning and Maternal and Newborn Healthcare in India
Aug 24, 2023

Localisation: A Model Strategy for Family Planning and Maternal and Newborn Healthcare in India

Adapting health interventions to the social, economic, political, ecological, and cultural contexts of local communities increases trust and acceptability for policies and programmes. Locally led initiatives entrust local stakeholders with providing insights into grassroots-level realities and community-sensitive approaches. Global and country-wide evidence also highlights that granting authority and accountability to local stakeholders improves

Maharshatra's Electric Vehicle policy: Challenges with planning and implementation
Feb 09, 2022

Maharshatra's Electric Vehicle policy: Challenges with planning and implementation

The policy speed bumps in the planning and implementation of states’ EV policies need to be addressed to achieve nationwide adoption

National Budget 2022-23 and its focus on urban planning
Apr 06, 2023

National Budget 2022-23 and its focus on urban planning

States must be incensitived to heed Central directives on urban planning for proper urban development

Need to humanise urban planning
Feb 17, 2014

Need to humanise urban planning

The day and age of centralised and linear town planning approaches are over. Conceptually, the urban planners, architects, designers, builders and policy makers have to make a conscious efforts to humanise urban planning to make it part of the larger ecosystem of social sciences.

Online shopping: Impact on city planning and infrastructure
Jan 01, 2019

Online shopping: Impact on city planning and infrastructure

Internet shopping has become an effective way of boosting an economy by increasing demand, expanding consumption and promoting employment. It has impr

Participatory planning: The catalyst for building sustainable cities
Jul 06, 2022

Participatory planning: The catalyst for building sustainable cities

India can emulate other global models by including all the stakeholders in the decision-making process to develop resilient urban cities.

Reforming defence planning in India
Apr 25, 2018

Reforming defence planning in India

The silo-driven, ad hoc approach has meant that issues like threat perception and force structure are not managed via a centralized and authoritative overview

Refugee resettlement and futuristic planning: Lessons from Saltlake township
Jan 06, 2024

Refugee resettlement and futuristic planning: Lessons from Saltlake township

Given that some of India’s recent urban expansion projects have attracted criticism for poor planning, Saltlake can serve as an Indian model of urba

Reimagining Indian economic planning: Planning Commission 2.0
Dec 16, 2014

Reimagining Indian economic planning: Planning Commission 2.0

The Narendra Modi government is going to close down the Planning Commission as it existed. But, any new organization of Indian economic leadership must learn from the failures and successes of the erstwhile Planning Commission, continuing its best aspects while reforming all that is irrelevant.

Revisiting India’s own ‘15-minute city’ mixed-use planning concepts, town planning schemes
Sep 24, 2020

Revisiting India’s own ‘15-minute city’ mixed-use planning concepts, town planning schemes

Masterplans and planning initiatives do not lack foresightedness with respect to accessibility in cities. There is a need to endorse more micro level

Senior citizens, cities and city planning
May 22, 2019

Senior citizens, cities and city planning

Cities have not adopted land use, zoning and fiscal policies that encourage and support development tailored to meet the housing and healthcare needs

Technology for urban planning: Prospects of ‘Open Building’
Oct 06, 2023

Technology for urban planning: Prospects of ‘Open Building’

While Open Building holds positive emancipatory potential for urban governance, the adverse impact of technology in an urban space must be kept in min