The State of India’s Urbanisation

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The State of India’s Urbanisation
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The State of India’s Urbanisation
The State of India’s Urbanisation

The State of India’s Urbanisation

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The State of Cities – #CityConversations with Prof Om Prakash Mathur on The State of India’s Urbanisation

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

The State of Cities – #CityConversations

A Distinguished Lecture on

The State of India’s Urbanisation

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: June 22, 2022
Time: 5:00 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live


Om Prakash Mathur

Prof Om Prakash Mathur
Senior Fellow,
Global Cities Institute,
University of Toronto

Om Prakash Mathur is Senior Fellow, Global Cities Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto. He has served from 2014-2019 as a Senior Fellow and Chair, Urban Studies, at the Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, and held from 1992 to 2011 the position of IDFC Chair Professor at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi. From 1984 to 1992, Om Prakash Mathur was Director, National Institute of Urban Affairs, and a Distinguished Professor, from 2011 to 2014.

From 1975 to 1984, Om Prakash Mathur was on the technical staff of the UNDP, initially heading the Decentralization Project of the Imperial Government of Iran, and later serving as a senior faculty at the United Nations Centre for Regional Development, Nagoya, Japan. He has served as a member of the UNDP’s Advisory Panel on Urban Management Programme, a member of the UN-Habitat’s Advisory Group of Experts on Decentralization, and a member of the ADB-GIZ Advisory Panel of Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA). He has served as a short-term consultant to the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and UNICEF.

He was a member of the former Prime Minister’s National Review Committee on Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), a member of the High Powered Expert Committee on Urban Infrastructure Investment Requirements, and a member of the Advisory Panel of McKinsey Global Institute (India).

Om Prakash Mathur has written extensively on urbanisation, urban governance, and urban finance, and authored several books and a number of papers published in peer-reviewed journals and books. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics and has attended graduate courses at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Cambridge, USA.


1571389874 Soumyadip edited

Dr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay
Associate Professor, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan;
Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI, New Delhi

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Prof Kala Seetharam Sridhar

Prof Kala Seetharam Sridhar
Centre for Research in Urban Affairs,
Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bengaluru

Chetan Vaidya edited

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

Sameer Unhale

Sameer Unhale
Joint Commissioner,
Department of Municipal Administration,
Government of Maharashtra

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