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Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has said that the focus of `Smart Cities` initiative should be to enhance quality of urban life through an integrated approach to planning and execution besides ensuring `inclusivity`.
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Delhi has become the world`s second most populous city in 2014 after Tokyo, more than doubling its population since 1990 to 25 million, according to a UN report.
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Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu has called for a radical shift in approaches to urban planning, development and management.
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Global property consultant Cushman & Wakefield on Thursday recommended a single-window clearance for housing projects to tackle rapid urbanisation.
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China is planning a major expansion of its transport networks and urban infrastructure as it seeks to increase migration from rural to urban areas, lifting incomes and demand to drive continued economic growth.
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India has been ranked at a low 155th position in a global list that evaluates countries on how well they perform on high-priority environmental issues.
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India will topple the United States as the world's biggest importer of infrastructure goods by 2020 and is expected to hold this position till 2030, a report by HSBC said.
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A survey has confirmed for the first time the widely believed theory that rapid urbanisation has taken a toll on the population of tiny sparrows in the cities all over the country.
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"India already contains three of the world's ten largest cities-- Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata --as well as three of the world's ten fastest growing cities-- Ghaziabad, Surat and Faridabad," it added.
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Urbanisation in India is growing at the fastest rate among the BRIC nations.
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Excessive urbanisation due to fast paced development and improvement in the basic infrastructure has catapulted several Indian cities to the list of top 100 fastest-growing cites in the world.
Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011, 13:36
Cities in India, China and Africa are recording the world`s highest rates of urbanisation, according to a new study.
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