Today, 55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 68% by 2050.

Delhi is projected to become the most populous city in the world around 2028, according to new United Nations estimates, which said India is expected to add the largest number of urban dwellers by 2050.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/05/2018 regarding construction of International Craft Complex in morphological Ridge area, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.

A CEC report on this matter was placed before the Court which was accepted by the Apex Court subject to some conditions:

i) The NBCC (India) Pvt. Ltd. Shall deposit 5% of project cost with the Ridge Management Board Fund for conservation and protection of Delhi Ridge

The surge in census towns (CTs) during Census 2011 has drawn a lot of attention to the ongoing and future dynamics of these in-situ urban settlements in India. Using the village level information from the previous and current censuses, the present study attempts to identify the villages that can be classified as a census town in 2021.

With two thirds of the world’s population projected to live in urban areas by the middle of this century, the accelerating pace of urbanisation generates crucial opportunities and challenges for sustainable development that reach far beyond city boundaries.

At least 16 per cent households in the capital still do not have access to piped water supply, states the Economic Survey of Delhi 2017-18. As opposed to 81.3% in 2015, 83.42% of households in Delhi received piped water supply in 2016 says the Economic Survey of Delhi, 2017-18.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Maharashtra Chamber of Housing Industry Vs Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai & Others dated 15/03/2018 regarding constructions in the city of Mumbai.

It is now almost axiomatic that cities are the engines of growth. Historically, federal support programmes have focused on rural areas, but over the past fifteen years, the need to devise such programmes for urban local bodies has come to be recognised, with JNNURM in its various forms, being the most visible early manifestation.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/02/2018 regarding sealing drive in Delhi against illegal constructions. It has been brought to the notice of the Supreme Court that the Delhi Development Authority is proposing to amend the Master Plan of Delhi and steps have already been initiated in this regard.

This paper—produced in collaboration between Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), and Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), and funded by the Swedish Energy Agency as part of its support for the New Climate Economy project—proposes the use of municipal bonds to support the sc

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