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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

Gross National Happiness (GNH) Index

gnh the gross national happiness

Gross National Happiness background & history Gross national happiness- was designed in an attempt to define an indicator that measures quality of life or social progress in more holistic and psychological terms than only the economic indicator of gross domestic product The term quality of life (QOL) is used to evaluate the general well-being of