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Governance of megacities : fractured thinking, fragmented setup / K.C. Sivaramakrishnan.

By: Sivaramakrishnan, K. C. (Kallidaikurichi Chidambarakrishnan) [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2015Edition: First edition.Description: xli, 326 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199454136 (hbk.); 0199454132.Subject(s): Metropolitan government -- India | City planning -- IndiaDDC classification: 320.850954 SIV
Contents:
Introduction -- Definitions and Demographics -- Planning for the Metropolitan Region: The Indian Experience -- Metropolitan Regions: Is there a Governance System Now? -- Infrastructure and Services -- Land Management -- Energy, Ecology and Environment -- Economy, Livelihoods and People -- Resource Mobilization -- Tasks and Challenges -- Megacity Governance, International Experience -- Towards Alternative Entity for Metropolitan Governance.
Summary: This study traces the evolution of urban and metropolitan governance in India and examines the key aspects related to urban dynamics, including urban and regional planning, economic competitiveness, infrastructure and land management, environmental sustainability, as well as the challenges in resource mobilisation and metropolitan governance.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-311) and index.

Introduction --
Definitions and Demographics --
Planning for the Metropolitan Region: The Indian Experience --
Metropolitan Regions: Is there a Governance System Now? --
Infrastructure and Services --
Land Management --
Energy, Ecology and Environment --
Economy, Livelihoods and People --
Resource Mobilization --
Tasks and Challenges --
Megacity Governance, International Experience --
Towards Alternative Entity for Metropolitan Governance.

This study traces the evolution of urban and metropolitan governance in India and examines the key aspects related to urban dynamics, including urban and regional planning, economic competitiveness, infrastructure and land management, environmental sustainability, as well as the challenges in resource mobilisation and metropolitan governance.

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