ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Emerging Pattern of Urbanisation in India

According to the 2011 Census, urbanisation has increased faster than expected. This has reversed the declining trend in the growth rate of the urban population observed during the 1980s and 1990s. Also, for the first time since independence, the absolute increase in the urban population was higher than that in the rural population. This has huge implications for providing infrastructure and other civic amenities in urban areas.

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