Indian roads have grabbed the reputation of being the most dangerous in the world. The annual toll of road accident related deaths have increased with rapid motorisation, increased economic activity and unplanned urbanisation. Accidents by public transport vehicles run by state governments show little sense of accountability.
An Introduction to Urban Governance- The world is observing a rapid pace of urbanisation and realising the importance of cities for growth in national economy & development. Rapid urbanisation is considered both as an opportunity [Read More]
Relevance: Rising incomes, uncontrolled and unplanned urbanisation, and changing lifestyles have resulted in increased volumes and changing composition of municipal solid waste in India. About 62 million tonnes of waste is generated every year in [Read More]
Relevance: India has witnessed a rapid growth in number of vehicles from 5.4million in 1981 to 210 million in 2015. This increase in number of vehicles had led to problems like increase in air pollution, [Read More]