Srinagar planning: in retrospect, and prospect

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 ...  

Handbook of Urban Statistics released

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 City Plan: Will Concrete Jungles Turn Into Liveable Cities?

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

Govt. proposes special force to protect monuments

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