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
Covid-19 pandemic in India, like everywhere else, has adversely impacted the Indian economy across sectors. Most affected sectors include the automobile industry, aviation, retail (including tourism and services) and construction and real...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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).
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...
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...