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India’s Urbanization Challenge

  • The piece has been authored by Madhav Pai, is the executive director of World Resources Institute (WRI) India Ross Center Jaya Dhindaw is the programme director, Integrated Urban Development, Planning and Resilience at WRI India.
India’s urban population is expected to double by 2040.(Burhaan Kinu / Hindustan Times)
India’s urban population is expected to double by 2040.(Burhaan Kinu / Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 23, 2022 10:39 AM IST
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Healthy wetlands vital for sustainable cities

  • Sidharth Kaul, president, Wetlands International South Asia and Ritesh Kumar, director, Wetlands International South Asia.
An assessment of Wetland International South Asia (WISA) indicates that nearly 8% of the total wetland area (15.26 million HA as per the National Wetlands Atlas) is situated within the urban sprawls.
An assessment of Wetland International South Asia (WISA) indicates that nearly 8% of the total wetland area (15.26 million HA as per the National Wetlands Atlas) is situated within the urban sprawls.
Published on Mar 17, 2022 08:50 PM IST
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Residential units under 1 crore see momentum: Report

The sales value of the area booked increased in Q3 FY2020 to 5,980 crore from 5,492 crore over the same period a year ago, posting a growth of 9 per cent, the report said, adding that the average ticket sizes witnessed a downtrend.
Patna-Mar.6,2019-High rise buildings in Patna.Bihar India on Wedday March 6,2019.(Photo by /Hindustan Times) Anirban Story(Santosh Kumar/HT File Photo)
Patna-Mar.6,2019-High rise buildings in Patna.Bihar India on Wedday March 6,2019.(Photo by /Hindustan Times) Anirban Story(Santosh Kumar/HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2020 05:14 PM IST
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Ease of Living Index is welcome but flawed

It on these macro questions that new index disappoints. How far can releasing annual city-wise rankings on ease of living take us in dealing with such long-term challenges? Should we be judging cities by the same yardstick?
The large scale movement from smaller to bigger cities in search of better opportunities is best described by the IT boom which has virtually created new cities such as Gurugram.(Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times)
The large scale movement from smaller to bigger cities in search of better opportunities is best described by the IT boom which has virtually created new cities such as Gurugram.(Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 14, 2018 06:46 PM IST
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History takes a back seat in corporate hub Gurugram

Activities that introduce people to a city’s history and culture are limited in Gurugram. Heritage activists said that unlike the national Capital, Gurugram was not a popular choice for heritage walks.
The historic Dilli Darwaza in Farrukhnagar has been turned into a small market now.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
The historic Dilli Darwaza in Farrukhnagar has been turned into a small market now.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 12, 2018 09:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | BySadia Akhtar
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