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News Today 31-10-2020
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Time for a ‘sponge cities’ mission in India

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]

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Road Safety in India
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Road Safety in India

Relevance: 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 [Read More]

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Solid Waste Management in India
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Solid Waste Management in India

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]

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Challenges of Urban Governance in India
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Challenges of Urban Governance in India

In our previous article – “An Introduction to Urban Governance”, we had discussed about the basis of Urban of Urban Governance, why it matters and components of urban governance. Today, here in this article, we [Read More]

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Introduction to Urban Governance in India
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An Introduction to Urban Governance

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]

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