Streets are intended as public spaces serving the needs of different types of users across all levels, and not just vehicles. According to the National Urban Transport Policy (NUTP), streets should be designed with an equitable allocation of road space.
Urban areas in India continue to grow at lightning speed of about 3% every year and it is estimated that these areas will contribute to 75% of the country’s GDP by 2030. Even with the current size of the urban population, Indian cities are facing severe congestion, deteriorating air quality,...
WRI India’s soon-to-be launched Map Tenure tool is a first of its kind web-based tool to support local governments, forest departments and civil society organisations in enabling clarity on land ownership in the orange-areas of central India and generating positive development from tenure-secure...
WRI India is hosting Accelerating Clean Energy 2017 (ACE17), a conference that will bring together policymakers, sector regulators, corporates, energy sector experts, and research organisations in an effort to explore ways to enhance the growth of clean energy procurement and deployment by businesses in India, and to overcome barriers that limit this. The event will be held on 28 November 2017 at The Claridges, New Delhi.
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