Download PDF by Prasanna K Mohanty: Cities and Public Policy: An Urban Agenda for India

By Prasanna K Mohanty

ISBN-10: 813211793X

ISBN-13: 9788132117933

The twenty-first century will witness a quick city enlargement within the constructing global. India, it really is believed, could be on the leading edge of any such phenomenon. This booklet recognizes the position of agglomeration externalities because the cornerstone of city public coverage in India. 

Arguing that hypotheses of over-urbanization and concrete bias theory—which articulated a detrimental view of urbanization—are in response to fragile theoretical in addition to empirical foundations, this booklet demands proactive public coverage to harness deliberate urbanization as source. India calls for agglomeration-augmenting, congestion-mitigating, and resource-generating towns as engines of monetary progress, together with rural development. 

The e-book offers a great number of sensible examples from India and out of the country to let policy-makers adopt reforms in city and local making plans, financing, and governance to fulfill the demanding situations of urbanization in India. It combines concept and perform to attract classes for an city schedule for India and acknowledges the imperative function of towns in catalysing progress and producing public finance for monetary improvement.   

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