Despite the fact that Srinagar has the distinction of having under conception third generation Master plan, it is ironically still a vivid testimony of unplanned urban development legacy which has hardly any parallel. The planning efforts made in the ...
THE passage of the proposed National Land Use Act will also help ease traffic and congestion issues in cities like Metro Manila, according to the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC). In a report to the United Nations, HUDCC said passing an effective land-use policy, as well as creating the
Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, who released the "Handbook of Urban Statistics" today, expressed confidence that the publication will serve as a valuable tool in the hands of policy makers, planners, administrators, researchers and other stakeholders in urban development. The Handbook, which was released at a function held here,
Smart, in India, is the new way of being. From phones, TVs, cars, homes and now cities, everything is going the ‘smart’ way. However, the smart city isn’t a new concept, especially in the West. In cities like Los Angeles, Information and Communications Technology-based (ICT) data capture and analysis has
NEW DELHI: A committee under the Culture Ministry has recommended deployment of special force for protection of monuments and art installations as part of a comprehensive security policy, Rajya Sabha was informed today. The committee also recommended the use of tools and electronic gadgets for the security purposes. "A committee of Ministry
A community-led approach is key to the success of any placemaking project. Project for Public Spaces believes this so strongly that the very first tenet listed in our 11 principles for creating great public spaces is: “The community is the expert.” So how does this community process actually work? Engaging with this issue