Keyword : Urban Governance

Thiruvananthapuram tops in urban governance: Janaagraha survey

  Thiruvananthapuram retained its number one position in 2016 for urban governance. Pune came in at second, up two ranks over 2015 and Kolkata, third, same as 2015, said the Annu

Why Delhi – or for that matter any Indian city – can’t become London

A stretch of road running about a couple of kilometres in east Delhi is very much the core of deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia’s constituency. In recent months, the civic authorities (whi

Control and execution of functions by city governments

Importance of strengthening city governance  Cities in India contribute to about 60% of the economic output of the country, acting as the engines of economic growth [

A place of local democracy in pandemic governance: The case of Mumbai

Democracy in India is now taken for a fact, with an unstated assumption that all our institutions are democratic and hence often our successes and more often failures are attributed to ‘democ

How to help Covid-hit Mumbai get back on track

The Covid -19 havoc has raised concerns of economic revival, following social distancing norms in crowded public transport, challenges of online learning specially for the poor, migrants and inform

How Odisha is paving the way for gender mainstreaming in urban governance

There are two parallel narratives to India’s growth story. While one is steering towards achieving rapid economic growth, aiming for the $5 trillion economy, the other, in stark contrast, is

Mumbai Coastal Road project makes progress

In line with its plans, 17% of work on the Mumbai Coastal Road, the Maharashtra government’s ambitious infrastructure project to decongest traffic movement in the megacity, has been completed

Beyond open defecation: Tackling solid waste management issues

Antony Waste Handling Cell (AWHC) has been offering its services in handling municipal solid waste (MSW) across India for the past 19 years. When AWHC made its initial public offer (IPO) during Dec

Uddhav inaugurates largest tunnel boring machine for Mumbai Coastal Road

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has launched the largest tunnel boring machine (TBM) for the Mumbai Coastal Road project at Priyadarshini Park, in Malabar Hill area of South Mumbai.

How the colonial rulers combated “this insidious and growing danger” of dust and smoke

Dust and Smoke: Air Pollution and Colonial Urbanism: India, c. 1860-1940 By Awadhendra Sharan

Visionary Talk with Dr Ramakanta Panda, VC & MD Asian Heart Institute





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