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


Advocacy Planning Concept

Advocacy Planning

Emergence of various planning concepts With the emergence of town or urban planning the need of research also grew. These research were an attempt to get a better understanding of the field and led to its evolution. Different planning theories like rational planning model, advocacy planning concept, collaborative planning theory, political economic model in urban


Informal Sector in India

Informal Sector in India

What is Informal Sector? Informal Sector includes all activities which are not officially recognized or registered as normal income sources. They are not monitored by any form of government and thus no taxes are paid on them unlike the formal sector. The term is sometimes used to refer to that part of economy which includes


Planning Considerations for Bus Terminal

Introduction Transportation is an integral part of the functioning of the society. The transport system improves the social, economic, industrial, commercial progress and transfers the society into an organized one. It is one of the most essential services, vital force for determining the direction of development. To achieve the desired transportation balance and the system


Rational Planning Model

Rational Planning Model

Evolution of different planning models Different authors and scholars coined different planning theories which evolved over time. Different theories were an attempt to refine the planning process so as to produce better plans. With more and more people working some of the well-known planning concepts like rational planning model, advocacy planning concept, collaborative planning theory, political


Link between industrialization and urbanization in terms of development approach

Link between industrialization and urbanization

Industrialization and urbanization in terms of development approach has a great significance in history. Industrialization is refereed to the period of social and economic changes  which transformed the humans society from agriculture Society (agrarian society to the industrial society. Industrialization is a part of a larger modernization processes in which economic changes i.e. development is closely linked with the social changes in the