India perhaps has the highest retail density in the world. Economies of scale drive the retail sector towards rapid growth in terms of size of outlets and dominance in geographical and product markets, posing challenges for preservation of genuine competition.

Sustained reduction in urban poverty requires high income growth, an inclusive urban policy focused on a functioning land and housing market, adherence to the JNNURM protocol, and a dedicated mission to make cities slum-free - this is the conclusion of a study undertaken to produce

A presentation of an ethnography of the relationship between urban spaces, new cultures of consumption, the state, and the making of middle class identities in India. Firstly, the discussion explores the making of new urban spaces by focusing upon the Akshardham Temple complex on the banks of the Yamuna river in Delhi.

This paper examines the interaction between socio-demographic characteristics (electrical energy usage, population density, and percentage of owner occupied dwellings) and the ability of these characteristics to predict urban leaf area index using ordinary least squares regression (OLS).

New Delhi: The Municipal Corporation of Delhi will finally appoint a consultant to identify parking along the commercial and mixed land use stretches in three zones

The present study examined the relationship between urban land use and car transportation. The results derived from applications of the structural equations modeling revealed that suburbanization directly caused a proportional increase in car ownership and construction of roads, and in turn, indirectly increased the carbon dioxide emissions from cars.

Land-based financing of urban infrastructure is growing in importance in the developing world. Why is it so difficult to finance urban infrastructure investment, when land values

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Poor sanitation is endemic in towns and cities across India and exacts a heavy toll on public health. In response, the Government of India has made increased funding available

Hyderabad, July 22: The Hyderabad Urban Development Authority (Huda) is planning to go for another round of land acquisition. This time it is for the radial roads project, which connects the Inner Ring Road with the Outer Ring Road. Several residential, commercial and defence properties will be acquired for widening the three radial roads. These include the road from Rethi Bowli to AP Police Academy, Langar Houz to Gandipet and Biramalguda to Manneguda.