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Urbanisation and coastal development: From confrontation to consultation
Jun 07, 2022

Urbanisation and coastal development: From confrontation to consultation

A more holistic approach needs to be adopted, keeping the aspirations and apprehensions of the local communities in mind while employing sustainable u

Urbanisation and the need for new settlements
May 07, 2013

Urbanisation and the need for new settlements

A striking feature of India's urbanisation is the phenomenal size of population of some urban centres. As per Census 2011, there are 53 cities/urban agglomerations in the country that have recorded a population of more than a million. In some of these centres, the population is as high as 18.4 million.

Urbanisation in China in the Light of the Latest Census
Jun 06, 2011

Urbanisation in China in the Light of the Latest Census

With its transition from a middle income to a developed country, China is facing several challenges. Inconsistent and changing categories of administrative divisions create problems in the governance of urban centres.

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.

Urbanisation of pandemics
May 01, 2020

Urbanisation of pandemics

The urban nature of the pandemic becomes clearer when we consider the megacities and the large Indian cities.

Can smart cities solve our urbanisation problems?
Aug 18, 2016

Can smart cities solve our urbanisation problems?

Are smart cities the panacea for the increasing urbanisation problems in India? Question asked the Modi government is speeding up its smart city mission.

Can urbanisation be the panacea for India’s caste issues?
Apr 11, 2019

Can urbanisation be the panacea for India’s caste issues?

The process of urbanisation — if carried out in a planned, sustainable and inclusive manner — can potentially help India mitigate the impact of th

Census 2021: Likely confirmation of past urbanisation trends
Aug 03, 2020

Census 2021: Likely confirmation of past urbanisation trends

How do states rank in 2021 in terms of urbanisation? What impact does reverse migration on account of COVID-19 have on demography and economy?

Challenges of urbanisation in Africa
Jun 13, 2019

Challenges of urbanisation in Africa

If Africa’s development is handled wisely, it can bring about unprecedented transformation in the continent.

Global urbanisation experiences
Nov 08, 2011

Global urbanisation experiences

Growing urbanisation and its resultant problems and issues have drawn the attention of international organisations, national governments and the civil society. The United Nations (2012) has reported that while "unprecedented increase in urban population will provide new opportunities to improve education and public services in Africa and Asia,...

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

How 'urban' is India's urbanisation?
Oct 06, 2016

How 'urban' is India's urbanisation?

Urban India is mimicking the social and cultural structures of inequality thereby also creating fault lines for future conflicts

How to speed up urbanisation
Mar 16, 2020

How to speed up urbanisation

Reckless urbanisation that does not provide for quality of life to the citizens may be counterproductive for the desired levels of growth.

India’s rising population and urbanisation
Jul 11, 2023

India’s rising population and urbanisation

Let World Population Day be a conscious reminder that India must offer a better future for its citizens by investing in decentralised urbanisation

Measuring urbanisation in India
Dec 13, 2017

Measuring urbanisation in India

Living conditions in fast-growing rural areas across India are deteriorating due not only to the impact of urbanisation but the lack of capacity of the local governments to manage such transitions. This brief makes the case for changing the administration status of such areas from “rural” to “urban”, establishing urban governance mechanisms therein, and making them resilient. For identification of such areas, the state government’s opin

Small-town youths, digital lifestyle and sustainable urbanisation
Oct 24, 2019

Small-town youths, digital lifestyle and sustainable urbanisation

While the digital economy creates more business opportunities for both rural and urban residents — it narrows the living standard gap between them.

Speeding up Bihar’s urbanisation
Jul 19, 2022

Speeding up Bihar’s urbanisation

Both the state government and the Central government would need to adopt more concrete measures to rectify the downtrend witnessed in Bihar’s urbani

The impact of urbanisation on health
Jun 10, 2020

The impact of urbanisation on health

To control diseases in a more sustainable manner, the health of the inhabitants has to become a key factor of urban development.

With urbanisation, a new breed of politician is set to dominate Indian governance
Mar 21, 2014

With urbanisation, a new breed of politician is set to dominate Indian governance

The politics of India is changing. The change will come not just through macro measures like the introduction of large-scale manufacturing or modern agriculture, but in a number of small ways - better schools, safer cities, better urban facilities, mental institutions and jails, fairer purvey of justice and so on.

#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

#Urban Policy: नगर निगमों का विलय; कितना अच्छा, कितना बुरा?
Jul 02, 2022

#Urban Policy: नगर निगमों का विलय; कितना अच्छा, कितना बुरा?

मेगासिटी में बेहतर तरीक़े से काम करने के लिए अलग अलग टुकड�

#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 �

Addressing the issue of fire safety in metropolitan cities of India
Jul 30, 2019

Addressing the issue of fire safety in metropolitan cities of India

In times of growing urbanisation, the importance of fire safety in urban spaces must be seen. If not, we will be walking unprepared into a deadly infe

Analysing Madhya Pradesh’s strategies for developing small towns
Feb 16, 2023

Analysing Madhya Pradesh’s strategies for developing small towns

As urbanisation in India is gathering pace, decentralised and dispersed urbanisation should be adopted by more states

Approaching sustainable development through an urban lens
May 16, 2019

Approaching sustainable development through an urban lens

Urbanisation is not the problem. It is actually the solution to achieving true sustainability and establishing a closed loop circular economy.

As India chase $5 trillion economy, it faces daunting tasks to improve life
Nov 14, 2019

As India chase $5 trillion economy, it faces daunting tasks to improve life

The transition to a $5 trillion economy will require many drastic changes, especially in the pace of urbanisation.

As India rebuilds its economy, it is time to make it circular and sustainable
May 28, 2020

As India rebuilds its economy, it is time to make it circular and sustainable

Circular economic model of growth offers India the roadmap for making ecological and economic welfare complement and sustain each other.

Assessing the Merger of Delhi’s Municipal Corporations
Jul 20, 2023

Assessing the Merger of Delhi’s Municipal Corporations

In April, the Delhi Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Act, 2022, merged the North, South, and East Delhi municipal corporations into a single urban local body (ULB) called the Delhi Municipal Corporation. The unification is expected to lead to better service delivery, greater financial strength, economies of scale, and eliminate administrative duplication. However, the Act does not outline the functional and financial domains of ULBs and aspects

Building Gender-Responsive Cities
Nov 07, 2022

Building Gender-Responsive Cities

Urban planners will have to imagine novel ways of ordering and expressing their spaces to eliminate the unequal power dynamics in urbanisation

Can ‘The Inclusive City’ be a reality?
May 09, 2024

Can ‘The Inclusive City’ be a reality?

The universal desire to establish inclusion as the driving ideal for development shall remain unachieved if it is not realised in the most significant

China's urban transformation strategy
Jun 20, 2018

China's urban transformation strategy

The appraisal of select aspects of China’s urbanisation strategy and the progress in implementation indicate a massive urban transformation.

China’s quest to secure its ‘Rice Bowl’: Challenges to its food security
Feb 08, 2022

China’s quest to secure its ‘Rice Bowl’: Challenges to its food security

Can Xi continue to promise food security despite increased consumption, aging rural population, rapid urbanisation, and climate changes?

Crime in India: A Critical Review of Data Collection and Analysis
May 16, 2024

Crime in India: A Critical Review of Data Collection and Analysis

Safe countries bestow multiple social and economic benefits on the individual and larger community. Therefore, crime levels must be controlled. While India is a relatively peaceful country by global standards, there is significant scope for improvement in terms of policing, the national criminal justice system, and how data on crimes is collected and analysed. Amid India’s rapid urbanisation, it is crucial to study the various facets of crimina

Crime in India’s largest cities: An analysis
Apr 09, 2024

Crime in India’s largest cities: An analysis

While the NCRB data on crimes in India is the most comprehensive set of data, it suffers from some data deficits that need to be addressed