Urbanisation

TN has road map in place to better urban living

The DMK government’s Municipal Administration department seems up for the challenges confronting one of India’s most urbanised States where at least 50% people live in cities.

published on : 5th May 2022

Vijayawada gets four-star for climate initiatives

Mayor says the city has taken up various initiatives like CLAP, solar panel installation, rejuvenation of water bodies

published on : 20th April 2022

'It’s like comparing a fledgling startup and an established behemoth': UP no match for Kerala, say experts

Kerala ‘an established behemoth’ while Uttar Pradesh is a ‘fledgling startup’, says an economist; UP has the third largest migrant workforce in Kerala.

published on : 21st February 2022

Union Budget 2022: Government says it plans paradigm change in urban planning

FM Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget speech announced the setting up of a high-level expert panel for making suggestions on policy matters, capacity building and implementation for that effect.

published on : 1st February 2022

Solid waste treatment plants to come up in 76 urban local bodies in Telangana

These ULBs together generate over 1,300 tonnes of municipal waste per day, which is likely to increase by 50 to 100 per cent in the next 10 years, due to increasing urbanisation.

published on : 22nd December 2021