Demystifying Urban Ranking Indexes in India
Demystifying Urban Ranking Indexes in India

Demystifying Urban Ranking Indexes in India

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The State of Cities- #CityConversations with Prof Chetan Vaidya on Demystifying Urban Ranking Indexes in India.

Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies (CHURS), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to

The State of Cities – #CityConversations

Demystifying Urban Ranking Indexes in India

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:
Date: July 7, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live

Speaker:
Chetan Vaidya
Prof Chetan Vaidya
Independent Urban Advisor; Former Senior National Urban Adviser, Sustainable Urban Development Smart City (SUD-SC) Project Kochi supported by GIZ; Former Director, SPA New Delhi and NIUA, New Delhi

Prof Chetan Vaidya is an Independent Urban Advisor with over 30-year long academic, research and consultancy experience of urban planning and development. In 2015, IIT Kharagpur recognized him as distinguished alumni. He was Director of the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) New Delhi during 2012-17 and was also Director of National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) during 2008-12. From 2019, till recently, he was Senior National Urban Advisor Kochi Smart City supported by GIZ (German International Co-operation).

Chair:
Hitesh Vaidya
Prof Hitesh Vaidya
Director, National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), New Delhi

Discussants:
Meera mehta
Prof Meera Mehta
Professor Emeritus, Executive Director, Centre for Water Supply and Sanitation, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

Dinesh mehta
Prof Dinesh Mehta
Professor Emeritus, Executive Director, Centre for Water Supply and Sanitation, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

Pritika
Ms Pritika Hingorani
Director and Research Fellow, IDFC Institute, Mumbai

Moderator:
Soumyadip_IMPRI
Dr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay,
Associate Professor, Visva-Bharati University, Santi-Niketan, West Bengal; Senior Fellow, IMPRI, New Delhi

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About the Talk – Demystifying Urban Rankings Indexes in India

The Government of India has introduced a number of Urban Ranking Indexes such as Ease of Living, Municipal Performance, Swachh Surveksan (Clean India), Service Level Benchmarks, etc. They provide good comparative benchmarks and encourage healthy competition among the cities. Some of these indexes have led to increased citizens participation, improved delivery of services and introduced governance reforms. The presentation will explain basis of these indexes, their achievements and need for a much more disaggregated indexes at the ward or zonal level for better urban development.

 

Date And Time

07/07/2021 @ 06:00 PM
 

Registration End Date

08/07/2021
 

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