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The urbanisation conundrum: Is India ready?

Updated : March 18, 2019 05:38 PM IST

About 31 percent of India’s population is urban, and by 2050 another 400 million are expected to become urban dwellers.
With the growing urban population, the problems of the urban areas associated with pollution, solid waste, congestion and water are also increasing.
Government missions focussing on urban transformation are yet to gain pace. Experts believe that stronger municipal level governance, better urban planning and reversing the trend of hardware-based urban planning is much needed.
The urbanisation conundrum: Is India ready?
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