Jan. 31, 2014 Provided At a book-presentation ceremony Jan. 21 in New Delhi were, from left, Vivek Mehra, managing director and CEO, Sage India; Isher Judge Ahluwalia, chairperson, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations ... Cornell University, 1 month ago
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Robert Chambers was recently asked to provide comments on the forthcoming World Development Report (WDR) 2015. The annual reports are the World Bank's major analytical publication, each year focusing on a different aspect of development. The WDR ...AllAfrica.com, 1 week ago
Only a fifth of waste water generated in our towns is treated and less than six per cent of our cities and towns have a sewerage network. The lack of resources is only a part of the challenge of urban development in India. I focus here on how the planning and administrative machinery of cities makes it hard to deliver the essential services they so desperately need. For this, I rely mostly on a recently released and highly recommended collection of papers edited by ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Governance structures have left municipalities uniquely incapable of developing efficient delivery and planning mechanisms Rajiv Lall February 25, 2014 Last Updated at 21:46 IST The lack of resources is only a part of the challenge of urban ...Business Standard India, 1 week ago Rajiv Lall: Why Indian urban administrators are poor service providers Smart Investor, 1 week ago Urbanisation in India different, remains a challenge: experts Business Standard India, 1 month ago
In August last year, a few weeks before Raghuram Rajan was to take over as the head of the Indian central bank, Manmohan Singh, himself a former governor, called for a new thinking on monetary policy in a globalised world. It was during Singh's ...Economic Times, 1 month ago
Urban population in the state is projected to increase to 4.55 crore by 2030, accounting for 46 percent of the total, chief secretary PK Mohanty has said. The State government is contemplating to take up a massive programme for Urban ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
Union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath today slammed the development plan for the national capital, saying that "Delhi has the most outdated planning". "Delhi has the most outdated development plans... That is one reason why enforcement is ...Outlook India, 1 month ago Delhi development plan "outdated": Kamal Nath ZeeNews.com, 1 month ago
Twenty years ago, if you calculated what fraction of the world's poor lived where, 90 percent lived in the poorest countries. But today, three quarters of the world's poor live in countries that have graduated to middle income status -- like India ...Marketplace, 2 months ago
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