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Between 2014 and 2050, India is projected to add 404 million urban dwellers and the number of rural residents is expected to decline by 52 million.

The Delhi government’s newly-framed Draft Parking Policy may take longer to become reality as the Environment Control Pollution Authority (EPCA) has raised reservations regarding some features sugg

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of J. Barnabas Vs District Collector, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu regarding construction of a community hall within 200 meters from the sea and just 50 meters away from the protection wall constructed on the sea shore and therefore a clear violation of Coastal Zone Regulations in Kollencode, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu. NGT orders that if the Community hall is falling in the CRZ – III, 'No Development Zone' even after the revision of the CZMP, action may be taken to demolish the structure in accordance with law.

A global panel of experts has recommended the creation of a first-ever international body focused on urban sustainability.


Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Bombay Environment Action Group Vs MoEFCC & Ors dated 10/08/2017 regarding illegal constructions in Matheran an eco-sensitive zone in Maharashtra. Counsel for the State of Maharashtra submits that 428 illegal contractions/structures were detected and that demolition action against the illegal structures has been halted on account of Status-Quo order passed by the High Court in the Petitions filed by the holders of such structures.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Mehdad & Others Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 10/08/2017 regarding high tide line demarcation in relation to coastal area for the entire country.

This report provides an overview of the institutional, policy and financing landscape shaping Tanzania’s urban areas, and summarises some of the social, economic and environmental costs associated with current trends.

FG approves N99bn for infrastructure development in nine oil producing statesFG approves N99bn for infrastructure development in nine oil producing states

The unprecedented population growth in Africa and its projections followed by a high rate of urbanization are resulting in a growing number of huge urban agglomerations – cities and megacities.