Category Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies

Rethinking India's Urban Agenda in the Context of the G-20 Presidency

Rethinking India’s Urban Agenda in the Context of the G-20 Presidency

The Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies (CHURS), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi hosted a book inauguration ceremony and an interactive lecture series on the topic titled “India's G20 Presidency & the Urban Agenda for Developing Countries” on February 13, 2023, at IIC Annex, New Delhi. The first session began with the formal launch of the book Cities in Transition, authored by Mr Tikender Singh Panwar, the former Deputy Mayor of Shimla and a Senior Fellow at IMPRI, in the presence of Mr Sitaram Yechury, former Rajya Sabha member and General Secretary, CPI (M) and Sandeep Chachra, Executive Director, ActionAid Association, India.
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Video: The Cities We Need towards India@2047 | Panel Discussion | Action Aid India & IMPRI | IIC Annex

The Cities We Need towards India@2047 | A Panel Discussion | Action Aid India & IMPRI | IIC Annex ActionAid Association India, and IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, invites you to A Panel Discussion on The Cities…

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Video: India’s G20 Presidency & the Urban Agenda for Developing Countries | Panel Discussion | IIC Annexe

India’s G20 Presidency & the Urban Agenda for Developing Countries | A Panel Discussion | Action Aid India & IMPRI | IIC Annexe ActionAid Association India, and IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, invite you to A Panel…

Empowering City Governance for Urban Development

IMPRI Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies (CHURS), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi hosted an interactive panel discussion on the topic “Local Governance and Union Budget 2023-24” on 6 February 2023 under the IMPRI 3rd Annual Series of Thematic Deliberations and Analysis of Union Budget 2023-24, as part of the series #LocalGovernance. The discussion was chaired and moderated by Shri Tikender Singh Panwar, who is a Former Deputy Mayor, Shimla and a Senior Fellow at IMPRI.
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Video: Book Release Cities in Transition by Sitaram Yechury | Tikender Singh Panwar ActionAid India & IMPRI IIC Annexe

ActionAid Association India, and IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, invite you to a Book Release of CITIES IN TRANSITION by Tikender Singh Panwar Details of Program:Book ReleaseTime: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.Date: February 13, 2023Venue: Lecture Room…

Union Budget 2023- 24: Impact on Urban India & Local Governance

Budget 2023-24: Impact on Urban India & Local Governance

This year’s budget is a bag of misplaced government spending priorities and misses some crucial challenges facing urban development. The last full Union budget of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government continues to be plagued with the idea that “the private capital will ameliorate some of the basic problems of India and that large capital-intensive technologies will usher in development, including inclusive development.” How fallacious is this argument? We have seen this in the past three decades. The structural difference brought in by Manmohan Singh’s budget in 1991 was to “shift India’s economy away from the hands of the government to the hands of private enterprise, and embraced free trade.