Social Development and Poverty
Census Towns: A Decentralized Urbanization Approach in IndiaDuration: 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.