April 08, 2016
Ashwin Mahesh on Managing India's Urbanisation
Watch Ashwin Mahesh, National Vice President of Loksatta Party, discuss urbanisation, governance, and innovative solutions.
September 14, 2015
Urban "fingerprints" to help with planning?
This CityLab article says "Each city’s unique layout pattern has an effect on its successes and failures."
September 04, 2015
Chasing Definitions in India
Vaidehi Tandel and Komal Hiranandani write in Mint: India would be 65% urban by Mexico's definition; since definitions are arbitrary, we need to reduce dependence on them....
August 18, 2015
Watch Shruti Rajagopalan's Interview on Private Cities
A case for an alternative model of city development.
June 05, 2015
Pritika Hingorani Receives MIT's Excellence in Public Service Award
IDFC Institute's Pritika Hingorani awarded by Massachusetts Institute of Technology
April 21, 2015
NASA Satellite Tracks Global CO2 Emissions
"A supercomputer-generated visualization from NASA and Oregon State University reveals how CO2 emissions flow around the planet over the span of one year."
April 09, 2015
Draft rules by the Environment Ministry on Waste Management
The Environment Ministry is seeking public feedback on the draft rules for handling solid, plastic, biomedical and electronic waste.
March 17, 2015
How Urban Households are Driving Up Greenhouse Gases
"High-rise and glass-facade buildings, poor garbage management and inefficient heating practices have turned urban households into major collective sources of greenhouse gases"
February 02, 2015
Dense Cities with Mixed Used Development Could be Key to "Smart Cities"
Kirit Parikh writes "For a sustainable low-carbon city, travel, particularly motorised travel, must be minimised" in Indian Express
January 22, 2015
Ownership Rights' Impact on Urban Sprawl
This Economist article says "The ill-defined ownership rights of farmers have encouraged the sprawl" in China