Tag: Urban Development


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.

Namami Gange’s speedy implementation: Task force announced

 Gadkari announced the formation of an inter-ministerial task force to expedite the implementation of one of the centre’s flagship programmes, Namami Gange. The task force will majorly include ministers and officials from water resources, urban development, drinking water, sanitation and rural development.

An example for others

From ‘officially’ employing people from the transgender community to having women at the front of…

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