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Issues and Challenges of Parking in Indian Metropolises by Avnika Nagar

A city can be friendly to people or it can be friendly to cars, but it can’t be both. – Enrique Peñalosa Need for the study Economic and population growth have led to rapid urbanization and changes in the metropolitan infrastructures. Rapid motorisation and inadequate space to support it are one of the most important factors influencing the

National Urbanisation Policy in India

National Urbanisation Policy in India The Independent India has been urbanizing very fast. At the end of 20th century the pattern of urbanization in India has been a spatially and structurally unbalanced one. It has been felt from the beginning of the planning era to achieve a coordinated and regulated urbanization pattern in India commensurate

Solar Energy in India & integration at different levels

Present Scenario in India In India various ministries have been formed which are working on various energy conservation and increasing efficiency of energy sources. At national level various ministries have been formed which are working for energy conservation by various means, these ministries include: Ministry of New & Renewable Energy Ministry of Power Ministry of

Informal and Formal Settlements (Indian Context)

Abstract: Many of the significant urban transformations of the new century are taking place in the developing world. In particular, informality, once associated with poor squatter settlements, is now seen as a generalized mode of metropolitan urbanization. This article focuses on urban informality and challenges of dealing with the “unplannable” exceptions to the order of

Effect On Quality Of Life Of Seemapuri Slum Dwellers Upon Relocation

Aim:  To evaluate the quality of life in slums pre-relocation as well as post-relocation of slum dwellers of Seemapuri. Objectives:  To discuss the existing living conditions of urban poor in the study area, i.e, Seemapuri To study existing policies for slums in Delhi. To analyse the relocation process and its effect on life of urban

Gender equity in planning rehabilitated /redeveloped colonies

Introduction:  It was once said, and very rightly by Helen Clark “Any serious shift towards more sustainable societies has to include gender equality”. Urban planning affects the sustainability, accessibility, usability, design and quality of places. Since the way women and men live their lives differs, urban planning may well deepen inequalities if gender differences are not recognised