Census Towns: A Decentralized Urbanization Approach in India

Duration: 5:08 2 Sep 2014

International Policy Workshop on Rural-Urban Poverty Linkages

Sridharan, School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada, introduces how India tackles the issue of poverty with decentralized urbanization policies. The “Census Towns”, which are upgraded villages with urban functions and new job positions, can reduce pressures in big cities.

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