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Externalities Meaning, Effects & Internalization

What are Externalities | Meaning, Effects & Internalization

This article is divided into 3 parts. The first part deals with different types of externalities, second part depicts its important role in environment and in third part various kinds of solutions to these externalities are demonstrated. A few minds can’t get head and tails about the term ‘Externalities’. So at the outset one must …

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Planning for a better “Blue, Green & Brown” components of Environment

Abstract – Urban planning is human’s way of recreating the world. It is the process of decision making that affects our life and the environment immensely. We live in this world designed by us, humans, but with little considerations to our previous home; nature. And that has costed us big in terms of huge environmental challenges …

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Urban Planning In India - Lack of Planners & Educational Institutions

Urban Planning in India | Lack of Planners & Educational Institutions

With a terrible air quality index and a soggy view that exhibits a range of elegant, high-class buildings on one side and houses made of fragile metal sheets that surround it, we’d complain about how low our economy has dropped, while sipping a cup of tea on our balconies.  While the system builds bridges for …

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Urban Planning Journalism

The Need and Importance of Journalism in Urban Planning

The discipline of ‘Planning’ encompasses the dimensions of development including society, economy, infrastructure, governance and environment. Planning is largely considered as an inclusive process that requires the involvement of all the sections of the society, for developing robust, sustainable and resilient habitats. But the lack of awareness does not allow citizens to be active role …

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Slum Resettlement: A Case study of Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Aim: Identify causes of slum formation and discuss challenges generated due to re-location of slum dwellers Objectives To study history of formation of slums and factors that led to its growth thereafter To study through case example of Madurai City the preferences of slum dwellers To identify challenges faced after relocation To suggest/recommend ways to …

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Definitions of Smart City in Literature as a Combination of Various Aspects

Smart Cities through a Lens of Public Inclusivity – Kolkata, Varanasi and Amravati

Abstract The population of India is rapidly increasing and hence there is a dire need for robust cities that can cater to such needs. The article aims at understanding the need for smart cities in the Indian context, the scope of which is limited to a participatory planning lens and how it is tied together …

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