Category Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies

An overview of Urban planning in India

An overview of Urban planning in India

Urban Policy & City Planning is an online one-month online immersive certificate training course organised by Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies at Impact and Policy Research Institute, IMPRI, New Delhi in the month of July 2023. An informative and panel discussion on the topic "An overview of Urban planning in India" was held on July 05, 2023 by Romi Khosla an eminent architect, researcher, writer and director at Romi Khosla Design Studios.
Urban Renaissance: A Glorious Resurgence for India's Cities

Urban Renaissance: A Glorious Resurgence for India’s Cities

India is at the cusp of rapid urbanization and by 2035, 43.2 per cent of its population will be living in cities. As urbanization has advanced, there has been discussion and concern over its challenges and how these might possibly be approached and responded to. India’s G20 presidency provides a unique opportunity to spearhead policy changes required to make the cities engines of economic growth.
Reforming Urban Governance in India Issues and Way Forward

Reforming Urban Governance in India: Issues and Way Forward

Given the problems of urban governance in India, the 74th Constitution Amendment Act (CAA) came into force in June 1993, which sought to empower the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and strengthen urban decentralization. With the CAA, it was expected that the ULBs would assume responsibilities for urban planning, water supply, social and economic planning, slum upgradation, public health, etc.
The 2015 India-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement: Is it effective or merely symbolic?

The 2015 India – Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement : Is it effective or merely symbolic?

The dispute between India and East Pakistan regarding enclaves (small pieces of lands located within one state but actually belonging to the other state) has been a matter of concern since the time of India's independence. The problem became grave post the formation of Bangladesh in 1971. There were attempts on the part of both the states to resolve the issue with no permanent solution. However, the ultimate decision to arrive at a feasible understanding was made in 2015 through the Land Boundary Agreement. Now the question which remains is whether the agreement has settled the dispute or has it been merely a symbolic step to portray to the world the friendly relation between the two states?
The fishery sector contributes a significant role in national income and its growth in the recent past also witnessed impressive outcomes. However, the fishery trade is facing some prominent encounters in terms of illicit, unregulated and unreported trading hampering the sector. The present article highlights the concerns related to the above-mentioned encounters and suggests transparency should be ensured via proper mechanisms and legislative structures that will regulate fishery laws and policies.

Fishery Trade in the Trap of Pirates of the Sea

The fishery sector contributes a significant role in national income and its growth in the recent past also witnessed impressive outcomes. However, the fishery trade is facing some prominent encounters in terms of illicit, unregulated and unreported trading hampering the sector. The present article highlights the concerns related to the above-mentioned encounters and suggests transparency should be ensured via proper mechanisms and legislative structures that will regulate fishery laws and policies.
Manioj Misra

Video: Remembering Manoj Misra

Remembering Manoj Misra | #InMemoriam | IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk VIDEOS & AUDIOS YouTube Live Video: YouTube HQ Video: Spotify | Google Podcasts #IMPRI Center for Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development (CECCSD), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New…