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Concept of Urban Management

The Contemporary Issues of Urban Management

Introduction- History & need of Urban Management The newly evolving concept of urban management is closely associated with the role of city government, and with a constant change in political and economic structures of the society (Irena, 2014). There is a mixture of a city being too decentralized over the issues of coherent planning and …

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Community Participation

Empowering Rural Indian Women

Introduction In rural India, women are marginalized in almost all areas, compared to men. There are many social and economic factors that affect rural women in India. These include education, domestic duties, health, literacy level, gender bias and psychological factors such as social attitudes, lack of freedom to make choices, resources available and so forth. …

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Town Planning Practices

Landmarks & Development of Town Planning process in India

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 …

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Entitlement

Interpreting the “Sites of Entitlement” in informal India

This article is an attempt to interpret the paper “Sites of entitlement: claim, negotiation and struggle in Mumbai”, written by Colin McFarlane and Renu Desai based upon their research carried out in two informal settlements located in Mumbai. The article builds up an origination of “sites of entitlement” with a specific end goal to see …

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Planning and Informality - slum

Planning and Informality in India by Avnika Nagar

DOMINANT VISION Urban informality is a characteristic trait of third world countries and the discourse around it has evolved considerably. A dominant view around the notion of informality was that it is generally the poverty struck urban poor and the migrants (Georg Simmel) living in slums who fall into the category of informal (Robert Perk). …

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development of Highways

Socio Economic Impact of development of Highways [Indian Context]

It is often argued that while liberalization and globalization provide opportunities for developing countries to integrate with the global market and attain a high growth rate it may be accompanied by social inequalities. Since independence, Indian policy makers have been concerned about inequalities and, therefore, followed a socialist model with low growth rates. From the …

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Liberalization, Privatization, Globalization (LPG Model) in India

LPG Model & LPG Reforms 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 …

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