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Funding the fight against climate...

A few weeks ago several Indian states were to suffer yet again from nature’s fury while others braced for its coming impact. Cyclone Ockhi, after devastating the coasts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and the Lakshadweep islands, moved towards Maharashtra and Gujarat once again highlighting the deadly natural disasters caused by climate change

SAVE THE SPARROW IN THE...

Urbanization is on the roll the world over.  More than half of the world’s population has come to stay in urban areas, which proportion is increasing globally. According to the Ministry of Urban Development, India is in the midst of the transition from a predominantly rural to a quasi-urban society.  Urbanization in India has become an important and irreversible process, and an important determinant of national economic growth and poverty reduction.

Local bodies need to be...

As the world grapples with climate crisis, the cities have gained increasing recognition as battleground in the fight against climate change. Climate finance for cities and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) are becoming more important than ever. A combination of national and international financial resources, drawn from public and private climate finance sources could be key enable for Urban Local Bodies ambition for climate action.  It is therefore important for Indian ULBs to define its climate finance resources as crucial effort to meet goals on climate change.

Breathing to death

Air pollution causes thirty percent premature deaths in India. The situation is getting worse by the day. While people are choking to death, in place of an urgent solution we get is blame game

The idea and evolution of...

Bazaars have always been a centre of social, economic and cultural exchange. Over a period of time, the concept of Bazaars has changed in its spatial arrangement and offerings