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Changing India’s Urban and Economic Landscape

Romi Khosla (romikhosla1@gmail.com) is an urban planner and architect. He has worked as a strategic consultant to United Nations agencies in conflict zones.

India’s urban landscape needs new city forms, alternative economic arrangements, and universal social welfare to survive in the coming era. Instead, urbanisation policies are driving the dysfunctional 19th-century colonial metro cities towards absorbing enormous migrations that will make India a fragile state. Three initiatives are proposed as an alternative to macroeconomic policies that no longer prioritise human development. This position has been largely ignored due to the conflicts between theories and ideologies of economic and cultural development.

Updated On : 16th Apr, 2018

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