August 19, 2019
Tapping Indian cities’ unrealised growth potential
Improving planning frameworks in India will enable urban areas to be more habitable and economically viable for labour and businesses, and drive economic growth.
April 17, 2019
Failing to acknowledge urbanisation undermines quality of life
India is more urban than the official numbers suggest. If thresholds for the categorisation of cities are relaxed, India moves from about a quarter urban to about a half and even more.
April 07, 2019
India Needs Its Own Canary Wharf
The country’s next government will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform Mumbai into a true global financial hub.
February 01, 2019
Financing Urban Infrastructure for an Evolving India
IDFC Institute's Pritika Hingorani (Director and Research Fellow), Sharmadha Srinivasan (Associate), and Harshita Agrawal (Senior Analyst), write a chapter titled 'Financing Urban Infrastructure for an Evolving India' in ORF's report, 'Financing Gree...
January 24, 2019
CEO and Senior Fellow Reuben Abraham Speaks to Hub Culture on Urbanisation at Davos 2019
CEO and Senior Fellow Reuben Abraham speaks to Hub Culture's Executive Editor Edie Lush on urbanisation at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos.
November 26, 2018
How one Indian city cracked the problem of urban spread
Ahmedabad is using a century-old town-planning law to manage urban spread
January 11, 2018
Improving Indian Urban Planning
Alain Bertaud, Dr. Bimal Patel, Vidyadhar Phatak
January 05, 2018
Launch of Our New Web-mapping Tool!
We have developed a new web-application that allows you to explore the spatial form of India's development over four decades!
August 16, 2017
Bimal Patel on City Planning
What Gujarat’s Been Getting Right For 75 Years And Whether There’s Hope For Mumbai
July 24, 2017
An Emerging Science and Cities, and its Significance to Sustainable Development