Category Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies

Farmers Movement and the Populist Authoritarianism in India

Counterstrategies need not merely emotionalise protest but to also revolutionise emotions. They need to dig deep into everyday ethics, their presence in common sense, and modes of normative evaluation. This is what happened during the Indian farmers' protests. Three years after they erupted, Ajay Gudavarthy takes a look at the successful mobilisation that managed to make a dent in India's authoritarian regime

Governing Cities: The Missing Links 

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 panel discussion on the topic “Governing Cities: The Missing Links” was held by Professor Amita Bhide, Professor and Dean, School of Habitat Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai.

India’s Urban Development Schemes: Impact & Way Forward 

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 panel discussion on the topic “India’s Urban Development Schemes: Impact & Way Forward ” was held on July 05, 2023 by Dr. Deepak Sanan, Former IAS Officer and Ex-Additional Chief Secretary, Himachal Pradesh; Senior Visiting Fellow, Centre for Policy Research (CPR); Senior Advisor, Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS).

Urban Policy & City Governance in New India: Challenges & Opportunities

Urban Policy & City Planning is an online one-month online immersive certificate training course organized 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 “Urban Policy & City Governance in New India: Challenges & Opportunities” was held on July 26, 2023, by Dr M Ramachandran Former IAS officer and Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.