With India's urban population expected to grow exponentially over the next couple of decades, urban housing will be a central issue for the government.

This report focuses on the links between urbanisation and environmental sustainability, looks at historical development of Indian cities and at the future of urbanization. Models the implications of different urban development trajectories, especially with regards to energy use and presents recommendations for sustainable urbanization in India

Redevelopment schemes take a static view of slums, whereas they are really evolving ecosystems.

THE ET editorial of 27 September 2009 quoted the WWF