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Glocalization: moving from Local to Global


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

Millennium Development Goals

Understanding Urban Economics

In the year 2000 the Millennium Summit of the United Nations was held which was attended by 191-member countries. Following the adoption of the United Nations Millennium Declaration 8 goals were established called as the Millennium Development Goals which were aimed for the overall development and upliftment of all the Nations especially the developing and

Landmarks & Development of Town Planning process in India

Town Planning Practices

Town Planning process in post-Independence period in India In India the urban population living amid pre-independence years was 13.9 percent in 1941, which rose to 17.3 percent in 1951. Before freedom about 15 percent individuals were living in towns and now their number had turned out to be simply doubled. The purposes behind an expansion

Liberalization, Privatization, Globalization (LPG Model) in India

LPG Model in India After Independence in 1947 Indian government faced a significant problem to develop the economy and to solve the issues. Considering the difficulties pertaining at that time government decided to follow LPG Model. The Growth Economics conditions of India at that time were not very good. This was because it did not have

BPL Identification in India

below poverty line

Identification of people living below poverty line (BPL) in India is a task carried out by Govt. of India from time to time. The process and methods adopted varies from time to time. Various groups and committees were formed to decide who should be considered as “poor”. The Expert Group in August 2009 recommended the