Data presentation and analysis

What is data presentation and analysis? Data presentation and analysis forms an important part of all academic studies. It is necessary to make use of collected data which is considered to be raw data which must be processed to put…
Land Use Planning

What is Land Use Planning? Land use planning is a planning technique to improve the quality of life in urban areas. This widely adopted technique is one of the most successful technique followed today. According to this various socio-economic activities…
Land Use Planning in India

History of Land Use Planning in India Development in all forms is essential for all countries, for this purpose various methods are adopted which include economic planning, spatial planning or/and any other suitable planning. Land use planning in India came…
Hierarchy and Types of Plans in India

Hierarchy and types of Plans There are number of plans available to direct the development in an urban or rural areas. The levels at which they operate is different & similarly the nature and details provided in each type is…
Techniques of SWOT analysis

SWOT Analysis A scan of the internal and external environment is an important part of the strategic planning process. Environmental factors internal to the firm usually can be classified as strengths (S) or weaknesses (W), and those external to the…
Demography, sources and availability of demographic data

Demography: Demography is the statistical study of human populations. Demographic characteristics of a country provide an overview of its population size, composition territorial distribution, changes therein and the components of changes such as nativity, mortality, and social mobility. Demography is important…

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX (HDI) What is the human development index (HDI)? The HDI is a composite index that measures a country’s average achievements based on 3 basic aspects of  human development: longevity, knowledge, and a decent standard of living. Longevity…
Population projection

What is population projection? Population projection deals with computations of future projection size and characteristics based on assumptions about future trends in fertility, mortality and migration.  Since it is not possible to predict the future trends in fertility, mortality and…
Hierarchy of Roads

A good planned city/town reacquires an efficient transport system. This can only be achieved if the town planner is well acquainted with different hierarchy of roads. Thus a town planner and transport planner must have a good understanding of hierarchy…