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#Urban Affairs: भारतीय शहरों में घेराबंद समाज का उदय!
Jul 30, 2022

#Urban Affairs: भारतीय शहरों में घेराबंद समाज का उदय!

शहरी सेंटर द्वारा उच्चतम गुणवत्ता युक्त जीवन प्रदान कर प

#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 — State Bank of India Act, 1955
Aug 03, 2018

70 Policies — State Bank of India Act, 1955

Through the six decades of SBI’s presence, the initial objective of extending “banking facilities on a large scale, more particularly in the rural

Budget allocation for urban development expected to rise by 12 percent
Feb 10, 2024

Budget allocation for urban development expected to rise by 12 percent

The increase in funds allocated for improving the quality of life in urban areas by 12 percent, as pledged in the Interim Budget, is positively receiv

Energy Transition Through Waste-to-Energy Projects in Peri-Urban and Rural Areas
Jan 25, 2023

Energy Transition Through Waste-to-Energy Projects in Peri-Urban and Rural Areas

Waste-to-energy projects in India have historically been city-centric. As cities are well-served by LPG and CNG distribution systems, the Bio-CNG produced has to be used for either fuelling urban public transport, or moved to rural areas at considerable cost. Distributed production and distribution of compressed biogas (CBG) from municipal organic waste in rural and peri-urban areas could be a cheaper option for local consumers. Such prod

Enhancing Access to Urban Climate Finance: Learnings from Four Cities in India
May 22, 2024

Enhancing Access to Urban Climate Finance: Learnings from Four Cities in India

This brief discusses the challenges faced by urban local bodies (ULBs) in India in accessing urban climate finance (UCF), and proposes solutions based on successful strategies used by some of them. The hurdles include institutional barriers and limited capacity. The brief finds that ULBs that have met with success in accessing UCF overcame the obstacles through early sensitisation programmes and global network connections. It offers plausible sol

Frailty in the concrete jungle: Why are the urban poor more vulnerable to multimorbidities?
Jun 26, 2023

Frailty in the concrete jungle: Why are the urban poor more vulnerable to multimorbidities?

Low-income groups are more susceptible to multimorbidities due to unequal access to healthcare in urban areas

From adapting to thriving: Leveraging nature to combat sweltering summers in urban India
Apr 21, 2023

From adapting to thriving: Leveraging nature to combat sweltering summers in urban India

This year’s theme for the Earth Day, ‘Invest in our planet’, is a pivotal point in history as the need to adapt and mitigate the triple planetar

Guiding peri-urban transformation
Feb 07, 2022

Guiding peri-urban transformation

The rapid urbanisation of peri-urban areas across India requires targeted and planned intervention to allow cities to grow in a sustainable manner

Managing on-street parking in Indian cities
Mar 14, 2024

Managing on-street parking in Indian cities

The surge in vehicle ownership has created a persistent on-street parking challenge amidst increasing demand for parking space

Need for reforms in farm production
Jun 04, 2013

Need for reforms in farm production

Though GDP growth in India may be less than China's, there are not so many problems that the government is facing except perhaps the latest problem of accelerated insurgency by the Maoists. Like China, India should also be worried about reducing the glaring inequality of incomes and balanced development between the rural and urban areas.

Optimising Urban Agriculture: A Pathway to Food Security in India
Aug 17, 2023

Optimising Urban Agriculture: A Pathway to Food Security in India

As global and urban populations continue to grow, and climate change threatens food security, it is imperative that cities—often the largest food consumers—contribute to its production through urban agriculture. Urban agriculture comprises food and non-food products grown for self-consumption or sale. Entrepreneurs, non-governmental organisations, and citizens worldwide are adopting new technologies to optimise production amid space c

ORF-GIZ Urban Workshop Series Affordable and Liveable Housing for the Migrants and Urban Poor
Jul 25, 2013

ORF-GIZ Urban Workshop Series Affordable and Liveable Housing for the Migrants and Urban Poor

The demand for basic needs has outpaced supply in many cities of the world. This fact is observed in the urban housing sector. High economic growth along with urbanisation has created a huge demand for housing, and according to recent estimates, there is a massive shortage of dwelling units in many urban areas of the world.

Refusing setbacks to equity and resiliency in post-COVID-19 cities
Jan 30, 2021

Refusing setbacks to equity and resiliency in post-COVID-19 cities

As cities emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, they cannot afford a setback in the struggle to build more equitable and resilient urban areas. They must

Reviewing India's Non-Ownership Housing Scheme
Sep 30, 2022

Reviewing India's Non-Ownership Housing Scheme

There is a need to provide access to safe and affordable rental housing complexes in urban areas to economically weaker sections of society.

The arrival of air taxis: A need for a new drone policy
Jan 05, 2024

The arrival of air taxis: A need for a new drone policy

With commercial drone operation just around the corner, relevant guidelines need to be introduced to ensure the smooth and safe functioning

The silent threat: Exploring the link between air pollution and diabetes
Nov 14, 2023

The silent threat: Exploring the link between air pollution and diabetes

Recent research has drawn attention to the potential link between air pollution and diabetes, indicating that environmental factors may play a crucial

Trump's politics the new normal in US
Nov 19, 2018

Trump's politics the new normal in US

While the Republican Party is becoming more firmly entrenched in the rural, mainly white parts of the country, the suburban areas are going in the Democratic direction

एअर टॅक्सीच्या आगमनामुळे नव्या ड्रोन धोरणाची गरज
Jan 17, 2024

एअर टॅक्सीच्या आगमनामुळे नव्या ड्रोन धोरणाची गरज

व्यावसायिक ड्रोन ऑपरेशन सुरू असतानाच, सुरळीत आणि सुरक्ष�

दिल्ली शहर को ज़रूरत है एक बेहतर मास्टर प्लान की!
Jul 31, 2023

दिल्ली शहर को ज़रूरत है एक बेहतर मास्टर प्लान की!

इस मसौदा योजना के अवलोकन और अंतिम रूप देने के संबंध में उस

नोएडा टॉवर्स का विध्वंस: नियमों के उल्लंघन को लेकर एक ज़ीरो सहनशीलता वाली नीति!
Sep 12, 2022

नोएडा टॉवर्स का विध्वंस: नियमों के उल्लंघन को लेकर एक ज़ीरो सहनशीलता वाली नीति!

हाल ही में नोएडा के ट्विन टॉवर्स को ध्वस्त करने से यह साफ �

भारत के शहर: अधूरे प्रजातंत्रीकरण ने बाधित किया विकास
Jul 28, 2023

भारत के शहर: अधूरे प्रजातंत्रीकरण ने बाधित किया विकास

भारत सरकार को नगर निकायों के सामने खड़ी असमानता की चुनौत�

भारताचे जी-२०चे अध्यक्षपद आणि शहरांचे भविष्य
Dec 09, 2022

भारताचे जी-२०चे अध्यक्षपद आणि शहरांचे भविष्य

भारताला आता ‘जी-२०’च्या विस्तृत उद्दिष्टांशी ‘अर्बन २०’च्या इच्छित परिणामांची रूपरेषा निश्चित करून जोडण्याची आणि कृती करण्याची अनोखी संधी आहे.

भारतीय शहरांमध्ये रस्त्यावरील पार्किंगचे व्यवस्थापन
Apr 02, 2024

भारतीय शहरांमध्ये रस्त्यावरील पार्किंगचे व्यवस्थापन

खासगी वाहनांच्या प्रचंड वाढीमुळे भारतीय शहरांमध्ये पार

भारतीय शहरों में शहरी तौर-तरीकों से की जाने वाली खेती-बाड़ी और उसके फ़ायदे!
Jul 31, 2023

भारतीय शहरों में शहरी तौर-तरीकों से की जाने वाली खेती-बाड़ी और उसके फ़ायदे!

शहरी खेती द्वारा सीमा बांधे जाने के बावजूद, एक संवेदनशील �

म्युनिसिपल कॉरपोरेशन में प्रशासक: क्या हैं मायने?
Aug 05, 2023

म्युनिसिपल कॉरपोरेशन में प्रशासक: क्या हैं मायने?

चूंकि महाराष्ट्र के नगरपालिका में ओबीसी आरक्षण का अनुपा�

शहरी धरोहर और इनके रखरखाव की त्रुटिपूर्ण रणनीतियाँ
Jul 30, 2023

शहरी धरोहर और इनके रखरखाव की त्रुटिपूर्ण रणनीतियाँ

वित्तीय और प्रशासनिक पहलुओं का ध्यान रखते हुए इन धरोहरों

শহরে কেন্দ্রীয় ও রাজ্য সরকারি সম্পত্তির বিস্ময়কর অবস্থা
Aug 08, 2022

শহরে কেন্দ্রীয় ও রাজ্য সরকারি সম্পত্তির বিস্ময়কর অবস্থা

সরকারি বিধানের বাস্তবায়ন করতে গেলে ইউ এল বি-গুলিতে পর্যা

​Advertisement hoardings in Indian Cities: ​ भारत के शहरों में विज्ञापनों की होर्डिंग
Jul 26, 2023

​Advertisement hoardings in Indian Cities: ​ भारत के शहरों में विज्ञापनों की होर्डिंग

विभिन्न नागरिकों द्वारा भारी संख्याओं में प्राप्त शिका�