21st century has seen the fastest growth in urbanisation owing to the immense opportunities available. In India the share of urban population has nearly tripled in the last century alone. This spurt has led to some concerns. To know evolving role of cities in urbanisation and its challenges watch accompanying videos.
Boosting agricultural productivity, diversifying sources of income and urbanisation may help drive the growth of rural India over the coming years, says a report by Goldman Sachs.
In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Ulrich Spiesshofer, Global CEO of ABB says that India is prospering and ABB plans to use this growth momentum to double its business in the country in coming time.
The report cites that top eight cities â€“ Ahmadabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, NCR â€“ will contribute nearly 3.4 million units in next four years.
At the city level, a large share of the QSR market rests in metros and mini metros due to higher consumption, heightened consumer awareness, and exposure in key cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad.
The Minister for Urban Development and Housing further said the initiative would help make the urban life confortable given the large-scale migration taking place from rural areas.
Transforming Cities Transforming India series look at urbanisation in India and some of the issues and opportunities that it faces. This 10 part series looks at some of the key areas that India needs to focus on.
The coherent economic model emerges from PM Modi's policy actions, Sanjeev Sanyal of Deutsche Bank says adding that PM Modi‘s model includes export-oriented manufacturing, heavy infra building and urbanisation.
How can a 100 new cities change India. That is the question being dealt with on this week's Change India.
There is a dire need for policy and politics to combine to build a serious narrative around non-farm formal job creation
CARE Ratings has come out with its report on state update for Gujarat. According to the rating agency, the state has attained a balanced economic structure, with the secondary and tertiary sectors together accounting for 78.2% as of 2011-12.
Senthil Chengalvarayan of CNBC-TV18 discusses the purpose of 'Rurbanisation' or Rural Urbanisation at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit held in Ahmedabad.
Gurgaon boasts of MNCs, swanky apartments, golf courses, and malls. Yet, water shortages and poor sewage disposal and public transport haunt the city.
The Indian poultry industry needs to ramp up growth to meet soaring domestic demand for broiler meat, which is expected to rise at around 18% over the medium-to-long term, international credit agency ICRA has said.
The United Nations estimates that more than 40% of India’s population will be living in urban areas by 2030, making it the fastest urbanising country in the world.