Urbanisation in India after Independence #cities #urban
Urbanisation in India after Independence
This 21st Century is being hailed as the Asian Century, specifically belonging to India and China—two of the most populous countries in the world. As our overall population continues to swell, so does the number of people living in our cities, currently standing at approximately 35 percent. So is the demand for affordable housing, better civic services, employment opportunities, etc. Our cities are facing several other pressures stemming from climate change, inequality, and haphazard development. Can India, the fifth largest and ‘fastest-growing #economy’, effectively meet the mounting demands within its cities?
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