Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicUrban planning

Topic: urban planning

From ‘open sewer’ to ‘success story’ — how K-100 became Bengaluru’s ‘model’ stormwater drain

Upgraded along the lines of Seoul’s Cheonggyecheon canal, K-100 stormwater drain held up during the recent deluge in Bengaluru due to massive desilting efforts.

Delhi has a new master plan, DDA seeks citizen feedback — Here are the details, focus areas

DDA uploaded the Master Plan of Delhi 2041 to its website. The plan aims to include pandemic-related changes and boost the city’s night-time economy. Find out more details here.

India needs senior female cops for safer cities, 90% women retire as police constables

A study by Janaagraha in Karnataka’s Mysuru and Hubli-Dharwad shows that police presence is rated as more or as important as well-lit streets & good-quality roads.

Urban surveys, empowering local govt can aid post-Covid recovery of Indian cities — WEF report

Report by the World Economic Forum, released Thursday, says pandemic exposed fault lines in Indian cities and recommends new urban reforms.

How urban planning can make Indian cities more inclusive for women

As we move into 2021, gender-sensitive infrastructure planning and inclusive design must be incorporated into policymaking.

How Hyderabad went from ‘flood-proof’ to frequently submerged in a century

The Telangana govt acknowledges the role played by humans in exacerbating the impact of record rains this month, and claims to be taking steps to elevate the situation. But experts are wary.

Kabaadiwallas not enough to fix India’s garbage problem, but this national project could be

In ‘Invertonomics’, Goonmeet Singh Chauhan identifies eight problems plaguing India & how they can be inverted to be looked at as economic opportunities.

No longer a haven for retirees, Pune is growing into another Indian urban mess

Pune’s urban area and population have grown exponentially, outpacing planning and leaving the Maharashtra govt and the civic body playing catch-up.

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Italian PM vows cooperation during India's G20 presidency

India can open a new chapter in ties with Italy. Rome knows real intent of China’s outreach

India and Italy can easily support each other in gaining access to areas where they have limited presence, and should also relaunch the discussion of the trilateral partnership with Japan.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.