Ranesh Nair The Indian Express Group
Wednesday 30 March '11India''s potential can''t be exploited unless urban governance improves. This column has catalogued ideas that worked.
Wednesday 30 March '11India''s potential can''t be exploited unless urban India''s governance improves.
Wednesday23 February '11An off-site real time monitoring system instantly transfers cellphone pictures of the state of governance to a central server. The data is public.
Thursday27 January '11As part of its plan to build satellite townships and business parks, Hyderabad''s integrated transport network even aims to be self-financing.
Wednesday29 December '10Rajkot keeps itself clean by using self-help groups, municipal workforces and private firms who make money from solid waste management.
Wednesday24 November '10Nagpur''s integrated water management approach has helped it lead in providing continuous supply
Wednesday27 October '10Ahmedabad has designed an efficient and affordable bus rapid transit system which can be easily emulated
Wednesday29 September '10The 1994 plague outbreak started a clean-up that has now moved beyond simply improving infrastructure to addressing other aspects of a better life for citizens
Wednesday26 May '10How we can and why we must foster such partnerships...
Wednesday28 April '10Water availability per capita in India is reaching critical levels, and with a much faster pace of urbanisation expected in the coming decades...
Wednesday31 March '10
Wednesday24 February '10We have got so used to the unplanned growth of our cities that we assume that town planning was a speciality only of ancient times, to be seen in the ruins of Takshila.
Wednesday27 January '10A pilot project in Karnataka resulted in 24x7 water supply, at lower rates. It can be easily replicated