Pedestrian Friendly Pondy Bazaar street in Chennai.
Walking has always been the primary means of human locomotion. Pedestrianism (walking) was a popular spectator sport just as horse riding during the 18th and 19th centuries in the United Kingdom and...
Old man walking on village road
Maya (name changed) a contractual labourer serving a family of four, travels more than five miles each day, sometimes in a local tuk-tuk or on foot, to reach the construction site in...
Young reader at Indian Institute of World Culture
In the words of Neil Gaiman, I believe that the future depends on libraries. This conviction comes from the fact that everything I am today comes from the books I’ve read, and...
Ahmedabad Electric Bus
The urban mobility sector in India is presently facing various challenges such as increasing private vehicle ownership, degrading air quality, severe congestion, growing GHG emissions and road accidents.
COVID19 has come in our lives as a blizzard unaware. In the last six months of the year 2020, we have seen a disruption in urban living, businesses and technology.
migrants population lining up to leave for native places
From Rome to Pataliputra, cities have been engines of economic growth for ages. However, over the last couple of centuries, we’ve seen the emergence of a new animal - the megacity. Megacities...
India is a large country with interspersed legacy and identity largely driven out of its people and their natural habitats. The country has 705 ethnic groups recognised as Scheduled Tribes. which literally...
Wetlands in Mumbai
People settled on coasts to take advantage of the amenities the oceans offer; food supply, source of transport, defensible positions and so on. Most of the vital civilizations we have studied,...
Wetlands in Mumbai
India's biggest challenge in front of its growth is the impact of climate change on its populace. The country has seen unprecedented climatic conditions which have drastically created havoc in the lives and...
Solar Panels a harbinger of renewable energy in india
India's electricity sector is dominated by fossil fuels, in particular coal, which during the 2018-19 fiscal year produced about three-quarters of the country's electricity. The government, however, has consistently been making honest...