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Planning for Urban Vacant Land under Indian Railways

Introduction Indian Railways have historically owned large swaths of land for building rail links and associated facilities. Colonial history is largely responsible for creating large land pool before independence. So much so that brand new railway towns were built after compulsorily acquiring and occupying lands from the Indians. Today some of that land has become …

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Architecture in Malta: Old vs New

Aside from its natural sceneries, Malta’s architecture is also one of the country’s primary attraction points. Located at the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, the island nation of Malta got its influence from its neighbouring nations. This can be seen in the country’s architectural masterpieces. Yes, it has its own native culture. But it is …

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GIS Softwares

What is a GIS Software ? Geographic Information System software or GIS Softwares are computer-based tools for mapping and analysing things that exist and events that occur on earth surface. It is capable of capturing, storing, analysing and displaying geographically referenced information. Which GIS Software to choose ? Various GIS softwares are available in industry. …

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National Commission on Urbanization (NCU), India – Integration of Spatial and Economic Planning

National Commission on Urbanization (India) – Integration of Spatial and Economic Planning The imperatives for integration of economic and spatial factors in the planning process are obvious. This kind integration on the one hand enhances the benefits arising from national planning through maximum in and intra-sectoral coordination and acts as a corrective influence for likely imbalances …

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Regional Plan - Need, Importance & Implementation

Regional Planning – Need, Importance & Implementation

What is Regional Planning? Regional planning deals with the planning of areas which constitutes both urban and rural areas. The term regional planning is associated with Urban Planning, the difference remains in the area being discussed. Urban Planning, city planning or town planning concerns a city or a delimited urban area which covers a city …

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