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User: fredericknoronha Topic: Urban Planning
Category: sustainable urban planning
Last updated: Dec 14 2018 15:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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By including farmers in Yamuna riverfront plan, Delhi can ensure sustainability and social justice 20.12.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Creating accessible public spaces and rejuvenating urban ecology need not mean that the people who already exist on ground should be left out.
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Gamdevi: Lessons from Mumbai’s past that could help it create a better future 18.10.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A neighbourhood built after the 1896 plague demonstrates that urban resilence is possible. People-centric planning is the key.
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In India, urban design must evolve to allow social distancing in slums 12.4.2020 Scroll.in
Most urban slum residents live in low-ventilation, space-starved spaces.
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Will congestion pricing help Mumbaikars add an hour and a half to their day? 28.1.2020 Citizen Matters
A year-long survey done in 2019 conducted by ITDP found that Mumbaikars spent an average of 85 minutes daily stuck in traffic. That also means an estimated productivity loss of over Rs 3600 crores per annum. Is congestion pricing the solution?
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India needs to rethink Master Planning – and Delhi can lead the way 3.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The case for a livelihood-centred approach.
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Sustainability needs a people-centric approach; is smart city Chennai geared to that? 26.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A city tackling climate change needs to think big and small and involve all stakeholders in the process -- policymakers, state and local governments, private entities and citizens. That should be one of the primary goals of the Chennai Smart City programme.
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Barcelona’s car-free superblocks are a lesson in urban planning for the rest of the world 16.9.2019 Scroll.in
According to researchers, the project could help prevent 667 premature deaths from air pollution, noise and heat each year.
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Are Mumbaikars prepared for the environmental impact of new coastal projects? 15.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Government and policy makers assume solving Mumbai's congestion and traffic problems solves everything else. But half a dozen new projects could have far reaching impact on the environment and people's livelihoods.
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The surprising ways in which global migration can actually contribute to sustainable development 13.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Migration is at an all-time high and is largely viewed as a challenge – but if handled well, it can actually be an opportunity.
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What urban planners today can learn from Leonardo da Vinci’s 15th-century ‘ideal city’ design 7.5.2019 Scroll.in
The Renaissance artist’s city contained design features and engineering works not realised until hundreds of years after he died.
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Here’s what citizens are demanding for inclusive and just urban development 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Members of civil society organizations, urban poor and worker collectives place their demands that reimagine cities and envision more inclusive and sustainable urban development, so that there is a place for all in these cities.
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Curtain Raiser: Second APEX Conference of CEOs of Smart Cities Mission 24.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is organizing a two-day  Apex Conference on Smart Cities Project here on February 26-27.   The conference will deliberate on various initiative in regard of Smart Cities Mission.
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Focus on replacing regulatory ‘control’ based environments with enabling ‘strategic’ planning framework : Hardeep Puri 19.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) of Housing and Urban Affairs, has said that in the last few years a more holistic view of urban development has emerged that focuses on replacing regulatory ‘control’ based environments with a more enabling ‘strategic’ planning framework, on active citizen engagement and co-creation, on sustainable green growth principles, on compact mixed-use planning of cities and on data-linked governance and service provision.
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To develop a city for transit, or transit for a city? 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
As urban centres thrive and expand beyond the reach of walking and cycling distances, it becomes important for cities to understand and provide the most efficient and sustainable ways of moving people and goods. Can transit oriented development hold the key?
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Year End Review- 2018: Cabinet & CCEA 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
03 Jan 2018   Cabinet gives approval to the Approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina during 10-13 December 2017   The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Note submitted by the Department of Commerce and approved the approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in December 2017.
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Architects build gingerbread city to whet appetite for design 5.12.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
Architects swapped traditional building materials for sugar and spice to create an edible gingerbread city of the future at London's V&A Museum, to show that urban planning can be fun, and tasty.
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NITI Aayog Organises Capacity Building Programme for Urban Water Management 26.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Organised in collaboration with Singapore Cooperation Enterprise & TF International NITI Aayog organized todaythe Second Phase of Urban Management Programme on ‘Water Recycling and Reuse’.in collaboration with the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise & TF Internationalat India Habitat Centre in the capital today.
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NITI Aayog organizes South Asian Regional Conference on Urban Infrastructure 15.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
NITI Aayog, the premier think tank of the Government of India, partnered with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to host a South Asian regional conference at PravasiBharatiya Kendra in the capital today to discuss the key issues, perspectives and the way forward in the Urban Infrastructure.
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The Big 5 Solar Preview 22.10.2018 Projects Monitor

THE BIG 5 SOLAR PREVIEW Bringing Solar to Dubai’s US$279.4BN Urban Sector After a successful launch edition in 2017, The Big 5 Solar will return under the Patronage of the Ministry of Energy & Industry, United Arab Emirates, to showcase solar energy solutions for the construction industry at Dubai World Trade Centre from 26-29 November […]

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CM attends TERI Meet 9.10.2018 Voice of Sikkim
Gangtok ,09 Oct (IPR) : The Chief Minister of Sikkim Shri Pawan Chamling presided over the inaugural session of The Eastern & Northeastern Region Policy Dialogue on “Making Liveable Cities: Challenges and Way Forward” at Chintan Bhawan today. Organized by The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI) New Delhi, the dialogue was held primarily to bring together […]
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