Cities in Transition - Tikender Singh Panwar

Cities in Transition

ISBN: 978-81-951187-5-5
Publishing Year: 2021
Published by: IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute
Subject: Urban Planning
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Cities in Transition is a compilation of constructive and critical reflections on the issues of urban planning, housing, gender, governance, climate change, and the economy in the 21st century, focusing on India. This work emphasizes the state of affairs, particularly policies, schemes, and implementation on the ground, highlighting the impact and mapping the way forward towards a responsible, inclusive, and sustainable built environment and effective decentralised urban governance.

About the Author

Tikender Singh Panwar is a Former Deputy Mayor of Shimla, and a Visiting Senior Fellow at IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi.

Being the Deputy Mayor of Shimla, he created a vision with a development plan that spoke about inclusive growth, greater planned social infrastructure, and making the city – as well as the citizens – resilient. A model for democratic decentralization was also developed by strengthening the ward sabhas and empowering the ward committees.

He was also a member of the National Task Force to review the 74th Constitutional Amendment, which speaks about decentralized governance.

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