Urbanization should be guided by a sustainable planning and management vision that promotes interconnected green space, a multi-modal transportation system, and mixed-use development. Diverse public and private partnerships should be used to create sustainable and livable communities that protect historic, cultural, and environmental resources.
As in most countries, India’s towns and cities make a major contribution to the country’s economy. With less than 1/3 of India’s people, its urban areas generate over 2/3 of the country’s GDP and account for 90% of government revenues. Urbanization in India has expanded rapidly as increasing numbers of people migrate to towns and cities in search of economic opportunity. Meeting the needs of India’s soaring urban populations is and will therefore continue to be a strategic policy matter. In the process policymakers from government, regulators and developers has been facing certain challenges – Planning, Housing, Service Delivery, Transportation & Infrastructure and Environment.
Keeping the above in mind, Elets Technomedia is organizing a National Conference on Sustainable Urban Development in Hyderabad on 10th February, 2017.
The conference will be a unique forum for idea exchange, knowledge sharing, networking, exploring opportunities for collaboration, while setting the policy agenda to meet future challenges in Urban Development.