Urbanisation, housing, and household amenities in India and China | SHELTER, Volume 23, No.1, April 2022, Theme Paper, published by HSMI, HUDCO

By Dr. Arjun Kumar
Director, IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi and China-India Visiting Scholars (CIVS) Fellow (2020-21), Ashoka University and Asian Century Foundation.


HUDCO HSMI’s ISSN magazine ‘Shelter’ on the theme ‘Inclusive Housing’ was released by Hon’ble Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs- Shri Hardeep Singh Puri on the occasion of HUDCO’s 52nd Foundation Day  Celebration on 25th April, 2022. This volume of Shelter contains a bouquet of articles which provide diverse insights into a range of issues related to promoting inclusive housing. The theme papers highlight the issues relating to inclusive urban planning and development through the earmarking of land and housing for the urban poor; strengthening PMAY-Urban for more inclusive growth; challenges in cost-effective, eco -friendly and disaster Resilient  Design and Construction for Net-zero achievement; inclusive housing push in the Union Budget 2022-23; and a comparison of urbanisation & housing in India & China. The e magazine may be accessed at

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