8 min. read Natural disasters are often identified in the parlance as ‘acts of God’, and their human victims, as … More
Housing is an important aspect of city development. Population growth in a city is mainly attributed to two main reasons: migration from different areas in search of jobs and natural growth (birth rates exceeding death rates). However, the pace of housing provision, particularly by government agencies, is never able to keep up with the pace of population increase. Also, the National Urban Housing and Habitat policy-2007, which emphasizes “Affordable housing for All”, aims at ‘Forging strong partnerships between public, private and cooperative sectors for accelerated growth in the Housing Sector and sustainable development of habitat’. At the end of the day, it’s all about Roti, Kapdaa aur Makaan.
Since its inception, the smart city concept has gone through many criticism and transformation to be finally adopted in Indian … More
‘Water’ is understood both as natural resource and public good. Based on certain political positions, the later one is debatable. … More
Guest author: Dezsö Vajtho, Utrecht University, MSc Sustainable Development (LinkedIN). This post is a report from the two sessions organized by … More
Guest author: Pooja Shetty With cities growing in terms of their population size and jurisdiction, metropolitan governance is taking new forms … More