Urban Agenda

urban update

Roadmap for smart villages

Mahatma Gandhi said, “the future of India lies in its villages”. Despite government’s focus on villages for many decades, villages remain poorly serviced and governed. India has been an agricultural economy yet the sector is still not a well-paying livelihood option. Generating new avenues of employment in villages, reviving agriculture and improving services in rural areas are some of the components that need to be included right away in rural development policies.

urban update

Can we ignore infrastructure?

No. We cannot. Infrastructure is the oxygen on which cities thrive and survive. When the cities are contributing almost 65-70 per cent to National GDP and this number is expected to grow further, ignoring proper maintenance of urban infrastructure in any given area concerning cities, or not building new ones to meet the demand will not be a wise move

urban update

Who will finance clean energy?

The clean energy sector in India requires a huge investment of almost USD 160 billion in the next six years if the nation wants to accomplish the target as desired