Affect of “The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016” on Urban Planning

The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016

Brief description of how “The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016” will affect urban planning. The recently released The Geo-Spatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016 is creating controversy because of the regulations proposed and the restrictions it will impose on all people/organisations/institutions/companies dealing with any form of maps. As the name suggests the bill will regulate who can


Geo-spatial Information Regulation Bill 2016

The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016

Significance of the The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016 The bill will regulate how maps are made, who uses them, how do they use it and everything related to spatial information related to map. For a citizen not concerned with maps: You need permission to take any photograph from aircrafts, cannot take images from drones


Land Use Planning

Land Use Planning

What is Land Use Planning? Land use planning is a planning technique to improve the quality of life in urban areas. This widely adopted technique is one of the most successful methods followed today. According to this various socio-economic activities are allocated space in a particular area, or in other words, areas are assigned specific


Land Use Planning in India

Land Use Planning in India History

History of Land Use Planning in India Development in all forms is essential for all countries, for this purpose, various methods are adopted which include economic planning, spatial planning or/and any other suitable planning. Land use planning in India came with the emergence of the need for the planned development of towns and cities. Before


Learn about Tactical Urbanism

History of Tactical Urbanism Tactical Urbanism is a relatively new term or movement and dates back to as recent as 2010. Mike Lydon, a New York based urban planner is credited with wide-spread use of this term who also wrote a book titled “Tactical Urbanism – Short term actions for long-term change”. The term draws its