Month: March 2016

Rurban Mission a game changer

Increasing influx of people in cities and associated problems cannot be solved only by focusing on infrastructural development in urban areas. There is a need to provide better living conditions and employment opportunities in villages and small towns to tackle urban problems holistically

“Competitiveness drives innovation”

In an interview with Urban Update, Babul Supriyo, Minister of State for Urban Development speaks on Smart Cities Mission, urban challenges and the newly passed Real Estate Bill. He says, every city has its own USP. It’s important for the cities to come up with their own ideas about how they want to develop themselves. That’s a great way of making smart city endeavour even better