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Latest Articles in urbanisation

Design Cities Where Citizens Are The Protagonists

Any urban planning must be based in the design of a holistic long-term strategic plan, which in turn is based on a broad consensus between all levels of governance, stakeholders and the proper inhabitants

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An Opportunity To Shape Our Future

The key to success in today’s economy is innovation. Innovations fall into four categories, namely incremental, architectural, disruptive and basic research

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Lighthouse Effect From Smart Cities On Environment

India’s smart cities programme is attracting and inspiring governments, cities and companies from many countries

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Need To Get Smarter About Smart Cities

It is the state governments that have to go for greater devolution of financial resources, provide more autonomy to mobilise their own revenues, build their capacity for urban planning and management, and carry out legislative and administrative reforms to create an enabling environment in which cities can transform themselves to become healthy, smart and livable

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Progressive Reforms Must Continue In 2018

Increasing urbanization and the expanding urban fabric of tier II and tier III cities in the country will be the prime drivers for the growth of real estate in the future

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India In 2047: Environmental Paradise Or Ecological Nightmare?

The scenario of India’s environmental and state of sustainable development can take two shapes, one is where India has met its Nationally Determined Contribution targets and has achieved SDGs

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Blue Star Wins Orders Worth Over Rs 500 Crore In India

These turnkey orders won in the recent months confirm early signs of revival in the MEP industry, informed the company in an official statement

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Fixing Our Cities For Sustainable Growth

International agencies project that India could continue to grow at just below 7 per cent per annum and government spokesmen have talked about growth of GDP between 7.5 and 8 per cent per annum.

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Urbanisation, Pollution Affecting Freshwater Bodies: expert

The pollution and rapid urbanisation are adversely affecting the freshwater bodies and their fauna in the country

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A Special Case: Addressing India's Urban Housing Shortage

The pressing need to ensure the sustainability of India's urban development requires both public and private actors to play their part.

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The Rise Of Remote Working

With information travelling at the speed of light, it is finally possible for humans to slow down

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Is It Possible To Solve Delhi’s Traffic Problems

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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India To Be Amongst Most Land Scarce Countries By 2050: Survey

The survey said that due to increasing urbanization, city infrastructure is already overburdened and its land market are distorted which render rents unaffordable

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Alaknanda Mall: DDA’s Callous Disregard Of Citizen Protests

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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India 'Far Away' From Having Smart Cities, Says Narayana Murthy

Infosys co-founder lists reasons why 'everybody wants to be in Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Noida'

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