The pace and growth of urbanization in India pose enormous challenges to urban governance. The institutional features in a country like India facilitate the cities to deliver a better quality of life to its citizens and generate an environment that is capable of sustaining rapid growth. Though planned urbanization is needed for the industry and
Norway: Country Profile Norway is a Nordic country in situated in the Northwestern part of Europe. Its territory is composed of the western and northernmost part of the Scandinavian Peninsula. Norway is a unitary sovereign state with a typical constitutional monarchy. The powers of the state are constitutionally divided between the parliament, the cabinet and
Sustainability, going by the name, in clear terms refers to the ability to sustain. It is an ideology adopted to maintain an entity at the desired level. It is a phenomenon, that nowadays is used to describe the use of nature and its resources. But more importantly, it is not just a physical being. The
Assessing the city level Implementation of National Action Plan on Climate Change through the ideological connect of the State Action Plan on Climate Change Overview Countries around the world are increasingly developing strategies to address the problems posed by climate change. With this trend, the policies and the action plans will only be successful in
Introduction Karnataka Affordable Housing Policy is formulated in order to improve the housing condition for low-income households, and at the same time, to create a strong relationship between government, private developers and the communities. The policy is articulated keeping in mind the growing housing demand, and the need to cater to the existing houseless population.
Globalization is a social process. It is also shorthand for the discourse that organizes and makes sense of what is happening. The phrase, “Think Globally, Act Locally,” has been used to describe the global trans-boundary nature of environmental issues and the need for concerted local action to address them. Any distinction between global and local