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Municipal Funding Challenges: A Case study of Ahmedabad

Municipal Funding Challenges

A Case from the South: Ahmedabad, India One of the most central problems faced by municipalities in the fight against poverty is the lack of financial resources to enact programme that will have a real impact on the living standards of the poor. The city of Ahmedabad has developed innovative methods of obtaining additional financial

Spatial Growth of Dehradun City (assessment of Doon Valley)

GIS Analysis Dehradun - Urban Growth Direction

Macro-Spatial Assessment of Doon Valley to study the direction of Spatial Growth of Dehradun City Authors: Kumar Kunal & Anita Mandia (students of B.Planning, School of Planning & Architecture, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, India) ABSTRACT: The macro-spatial patterns of urbanization in India reveal the spatial overlapping of different levels of urbanization with

Urban Transformation: A Study of Pune City

Pune Developed in the form of Concentric Rings

Pune City- Introduction Nestled amidst the Sahyadri hills in the vast, prosperous Indian state of Maharashtra, Pune has a population of 45lakh (Intach, 2007). Situated at the height of 560m above sea level at the confluence of the Mula and Mutha rivers, it is surrounded by hills, valleys and historic forts (Intach, 2007).  Pune is

Impact of Globalisation on the Role of Planners

Role of Planners

Introduction: “Globalisation can be defined as the increasing interconnectedness of people, places, institutions, production, trade, and finance in real time throughout the world and its biosphere” (Afshar, Pezzoli, 2001, p. 277). Globalisation has both its advantages and disadvantages, and it has made a growing impact on planning as a discipline. Planning practice has become more