Happy street of Ahmedabad
The Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has recommended holistic planning for pedestrian-friendly market spaces in various cities and municipal areas in the country in consultation with stake...
A rejuvenated lake in Bengaluru
As our urban cities expand into sprawling agglomerations and the demand for water catering to an increasing urban population and other competing uses rise, managing our limited water reserves becomes of crucial...
4 Steps of Building Trust in Inclusive-Cities to Fight COVID Like Pandemic
All of us are highly impressed with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s leadership in steering her country through the COVID crisis. It is now one of the first countries to announce...
The New Normal of Wearing Mask
Covid19, the noble coronavirus though only six months old, has impacted more than six million lives across the globe and has already taught us many new things. Social distancing practice, work-from-home requirements...
Children waiting at water pump to drink water
Based on the IPCC 2018 report, it is estimated if trends in climate change and land holdings in India continue at the current pace, some 600 million people or roughly half the...
A signage for electric vehicle charging point. This will be key for automobile industry
In a rapidly transforming mobility paradigm, India has some inherent strengths and comparative advantages. The country also has a little of the legacy of resource-blind mobility unlike other economies of similar nature....
Affordable Housing by Gujarat Housing Board in Rajkot
When in 2012, Gujarat Housing Board (GHB) reappeared in front of the people and the media after almost a decade long exile, there was a surge of unsettling voices among the citizens....
AirPollution Chimney
Developed countries started recognizing Air Pollution as a threat to flora and fauna soon after the famous “London Smog: 1952”, which killed thousands of people in a few days between 5th to...
There is no Planet B
In urban areas in India, the urban poor usually are forced to settle in slums, squatters, and other informal settlements; often on land use that is not only at high risk but also that have a low potential for contestations (such as adjacent to railway tracks, or in low land areas).
A bus accident
The 31st road safety week 2020 is over. Once more, India's dubious record on road safety was the front and centre of the conversation. The country, unfortunately, has the distinction of...