Urban Development and Climate Change Relationship

Introduction: Urban development is linked to climate change & its effect on climate change is being studied. Various factors which are backbone of urbanisation creates pollution Urban development is defines as the social, cultural, economic and physical development of cities, as well as the underlying causes of these processes. [1] Climate change is a large-scale, long-term


Slum Areas improvement and clearance Act

The Slum Areas (improvement and clearance) Act, 1956

The Slum Areas improvement and clearance Act 1956 The act focuses on improvement and clearance of slum areas in certain Union Territories and protection of tenants in such areas from eviction. Apart from this identification and notification of slum areas, slum improvement area & declaration of slum clearance area. Description of Slum Under this act


Level of Service (LOS)

Level of Service | Transportation

What is Level of Service (LOS) ? Level of Service is a part and frequently used term and concept of transportation planning in urban planning. A transport planner finds it useful for number of surveys. It helps in planning for existing and upcoming projects. Capacity standards are fixed normally in relation to the Level Of


Data requirements for planning a town

Master Plan

Data requirements for planning a town is generally same for most of the areas. The basic requirements include the below mentioned points. The data collected helps a town planner to take decisions and plan for the requirement by people who will be living in that area.    What are the data requirements for planning a


Population projection | Meaning, Importance and Need

What is population projection? Population projection deals with computations of future projection size and characteristics based on assumptions about future trends in fertility, mortality and migration.  Since it is not possible to predict the future trends in fertility, mortality and migration with cent percent certainty, it is also not possible to predict the future size


What is a Slum

Public Interest in Planning - Slum Clearance

What is a Slum ? Slums are a physical and spatial sign of urban poverty. Individuals living in slums have next to zero access to administrations, for example, water, sanitation, and solid waste gathering. The majority of the lodging structures in slums are sub-standard and don’t conform to neighborhood building regulations. Frequently, slum occupants need