What constitutes urban growth? Is it synonymous with development? Sustainability? Beyond the headlines, how do the denizens of fast growing cities cope?
Money spent on urban rejuvenation by the Modi government since 2015 stands at around Rs 8.6 lakh crore, or 6 times more than the amount spent under 10 years of the UPA government, says Housing and Urban Affairs Minister.
Master Plan for Delhi 2041 is expected to take care of the Capital's needs for the next 20 years starting 2021.
India's increasing demand for housing presents foreign developers with the opportunity of penetrating domestic markets through partnerships with local brands.
He also said that the response of the integrated command and control centres set up in smart cities would be qualitatively superior during emergency situations.
The core objective of a smart city is to build a city solely for its people and ease their lives
The interaction being planned by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in October will have experts deliberating on how cities that face floods should equip themselves to deal with the challenge.
Urban experts say the measure of success of the land pooling policy would depend on the 'intent, ability and pace' of operationalisation
Architects, urban planners and environmentalists suggest that as Kerala starts rebuilding homes and infrastructure, it needs to seriously look at preserving its environment.
As much as Rs 25 crore can be raised annually through advertising fees by municipal bodies of metropolitan cities of India
Receives contract to build 50 km four-lane highway in Uttarakhand
The remarks were made by a division bench of Justices S C Dharmadhikari and Bharati Dhanger while hearing a petition filed by a man here after the police reportedly failed to find his daughter who has been missing ever since her husband committed suicide in 2014.
Urbanisation and changing demographics have pushed the demand for housing far beyond current supply
Noting that more than 70 per cent of the population will move to urban areas by 2040, Ashish Kumar Singh, the Public Works Department‘s (PWD‘s) principal secretary, said that â€œThis will require investment to R
A nominal year-on-year expenditure growth of 12 per cent in the country is more than double the anticipated global rate of 5 per cent and will make the country the third-largest consumer market by 2025 at USD 4 trillion, says a BCG report.
"The process of better urbanisation has just began and it could be done with better planning and legislation on the back of good technology and public transportation." On the rapid urbanisation in India, he said the country would do more urbanisation in the next five years than it did in 5000 years.
The centre has formulated a National Transit-Oriented Development Policy and will discuss the same with states and union territories (UTs), at a national workshop on urban development on February 28, 2017, according to an R
India’s future strategy for urban development intends to tap into the potential of rapid urbanisation for economic development, while at the same time addressing issues of sustainable development and climate change, announced Housing and R
Ministers and experts from BRICS countries will discuss the transition and challenges they face in urbanisation during a three-day conference which will begin on Wednesday in Visakhapatnam.
Rapid urbanisation and migration of rural workforce in search of jobs, have led to increasing pressure on infrastructure and transportation in urban centres. Consequently, the debate now is whether transit-oriented development (TOD) can solve R
Cutting pollution and reducing dependency on natural resources are important, to promote green living. The first step towards green living and ensuring that we do not exploit our natural resources, begins at home. â€œIndia R
The government recently announced twoÂ lists of 20 and 13 cities that have been selected for its â€˜Smart Cities Mission‘, out of the 98 that were shortlisted. While it is hoped that these smart cities R
About 60% of the population of the country will live in cities by 2050, as India’s rate of urbanisation is â€˜dramatic‘, stated minister of state for urban development Rao Inderjit Singh. As per the R
All over the world, cities are facing the challenge of uncontrolled urbanisation. According to the United Nations, 54% of the population across the world today, resides in urban areas, and that this figure will R
Debroy was of the view that almost half of the increase in urbanisation between 2001 and 2011, is in census towns, which raises governance problems of their own.