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Ranjit Sabikhi

Principal Partner, Ranjit Sabikhi Architects

Latest Articles By Ranjit Sabikhi

Pooling Of Land In Delhi

Ranjit Sabikhi

Land Pooling if properly implemented on the basis of a coordinated detailed urban design can help transform the city

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VIP Culture -- Politicians, Bureaucrats And Their Hunger For Status Symbol

Ranjit Sabikhi

It may be highlighted that government land belonging to whichever government agency is public land, the priority for the development of which should be in the larger public interest, and not for the development of status symbols for politicians and bureaucrats

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Planning For Long-Term More Important Than Spending Funds On Iconic Projects

Ranjit Sabikhi

A walk along the central road in ITO area gives an idea of the scale of congestion created by the mixture of vehicular and pedestrian traffic along its entire length

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Is It Possible To Solve Delhi’s Traffic Problems

Ranjit Sabikhi

In order to handle the transportation needs of steadily increasing population, rapid transit systems like the Metro-rail and the Bus Rapid Transit, are both essential

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Control Of Traffic In Delhi An Issue Of Major Concern

Ranjit Sabikhi

Car users constitute a small minority of the total population, but occupy a major section of space in the city in the form of roads and parking areas

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DDA Ignores Gazetted Norms In Proposed TOD Projects

Ranjit Sabikhi

One of the important recommendations of the Delhi Master Plan 2021 notified in February 2007 was that Influence Zones along the metro rail and major transportation corridors be declared as intensive development zones

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Alaknanda Mall: DDA’s Callous Disregard Of Citizen Protests

Ranjit Sabikhi

Over the years DDA has become a concentration of administrators focused on the commercial exploitation of land. They have lost complete control over the need to track actual development on the ground, recording it in detail, and helping to correct and control serious shortcomings

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Upgrading Of Infrastructure In The Delhi Urban Area An Urgent Need

Ranjit Sabikhi

The absence of adequate community facilities such as schools, health centers, hospitals, and open spaces for community functions and children’s play space, is a major shortcoming in all low income concentrations

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Why Not Create A Brand New City Centre For The Capital

Ranjit Sabikhi

The proposal to redevelop outdated government housing presents an excellent opportunity to create a brand new City Center in the heart of the capital - an opportunity to create a new image of our times for the city of Delhi

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Nehru Place Needs To Be Completely Replanned And Upgraded

Ranjit Sabikhi

Nehru Place located on a site of 96 acres was one of the first district centres built in the mid seventies as per the Delhi Master Plan 1961. Located on the corner of the Outer Ring Road and Lala Lajpat Rai Marg across from Kalkaji, Nehru Place is easily accessible from most areas of South Delhi

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