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.
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]
Various cities in India should opt for “sponge cities” Mission, taking into account the scenario of rapid urbanisation, improper drainage facilities, tampered roadways and not taking enough measures to receive unprecedented rainfall. This editorial suggests [Read More]