Tag: Urban

Dharavi, Mumbai

Informal settlements: The darker side of urban growth

Informal housing is a growing problem of urbanisation. How can urban development be structured to tackle this challenge?

/ January 1, 2017

Can energy equality improve India’s human development index?

Energy equality is an important condition for achieving the goal of an equitable society. But, is energy equality sufficient alone?

/ December 11, 2016

Does Urbanisation Mean the Same as We Know?

The article sheds light on how government definitions of urbanisation are flawed and the way they hamper the basis of important policy formation dependent on the definitions.

/ September 21, 2016

How Do We Plan Our Cities?

The author opines that we need to adopt a liberal urban approach for planning our cities rather than depending on central planning.

/ August 3, 2016

Payments Banks: A Tale of 11 Wannabes (Part 1)

By Gaurav Gupta The payments bank space is going to see some hectic activity in 2016, with the 18 month set-up clock already ticking. This new Payments Bank concept is...

/ February 5, 2016