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Sustainable Development Goals

Copenhagen: A case study on sustainability

Sustainability Development is the peace policy of the future- Klaus Topfer Sustainability is viewed differently by everyone.  Adopting ways of thinking and behavior in which the needs of the present are met and fulfilled without disturbing or diminishing the needs of future generation is sustainability. It is also the study of the functioning of natural …

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Oslo, Norway, plans to ban all private cars by 2019

Examples of Car Free Cities (Pedestrian cities)

People rely on public transport, walking, or cycling for their transportation need. Although transportation has eased out the lives but has added on to the negative side as well. The transport system is a major contributor to pollution and thus needs to be tackled. Car Free City is one such concept. Carfree cities reduce petroleum dependency, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and noise …

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Intermediate Public Transport Examples

How to conduct Intermediate Public Transport (IPT) Surveys

There are basically 3 types of vehicles which are fast moving (cars, 2 wheelers), slow-moving (cycle, animal-drawn vehicles) and the third category is the intermediate vehicles. Also called as ParaTransit vehicles, these are motorized vehicles of innovative designs, small in size, efficient in fuel consumption & reasonably fast. Paratransit vehicles include short trips and feeder to mass …

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Little cognizance about Planning as an academic course

Every individual wants a bright future for themselves. Many a times, parent pressurize children to go against their own will and follow their parent dreams. Since age-long, profession like doctor, engineer, lawyer, journalism, architecture have been the dominating ones. There are numerous professional courses that a student can pursue but some are overexposed, some are …

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Joint Forest Management in India: Case study of Gorela village

Joint Forest Management – History The policies and guidelines of JFM were started in Indian National Forest Policy 1988 by central govt. to encourage people’s participation in forest management, protection and conservation As an outcome of the forest policy, JFM started in West Bengal’s Bakura district, where Ajit Banerjee, a silviculturist, was conducting his trails in …

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Public Interest in Planning - Slum Clearance

Relocation of Slum People: Case Study of Mumbai Railway Slum Relocation

Relocation of the poor involves large-scale exploitation of their rights, human behavior and resources. This claim is about the exploitation of the poor railway slum dwellers who were relocated and their sufferings during and after the relocation. This article is a review and an attempt to highlight he concerns and claims discussed in paper “Beyond …

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Plural Planning

Relation Between Advocacy & Plural Planning with case studies

Overview  – Advocacy Planning & Plural Planning Advocacy and plural plan making work on the simple principle to provide equity among all classes in the society, yet loopholes do exist. Studying them along with the claims, may lead to some solutions for the future plan making, if ever implemented. There is an inter-relationship between advocacy …

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