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Urban planning in India / Amiya Kumar Das.

By: Das, Amiya Kumar.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Jaipur : Rawat Publications, 2007Description: viii, 254 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9788131600948 (hardback) .Subject(s): City planning -- India | Urbanization -- IndiaDDC classification: 307.12160954 DAS
Contents:
1.A Brief History of City Building Ancient Cities Classic Cities Medieval Cities Neo-Classic Cities Colonial and Industrial Cities Reconstruction of Cities Development of Modern Cities Capital Cities of the 20th Century 2.Development of Modern Urban Planning Influence of Scientific and Technological Inventions Influence of Art and Architecture Movements on Planning Social Reforms Changing Emphasis in Planning: Purposes of Planning Changing Urban Planning Concepts Urban Growth Management Environmental Consciousness Sustainable Community Strategic Planning Public Participation and Consensus Building The Planning Process (The Urban Planning System) Innovative Planning Tools 3.The General Plan Preparation Planning Analysis of Current Situation Physical Planning and Community Development Elements Planning Municipal and Other Governmental Services Elements Contents note continued: Coordination of Governments and Community Participation Future Land Use and Transportation Plan Revision of General Plan 4.The Planning Agency: Organization and Structure State Government as Planning Agency Local Government as Planning Agency Functions of a Planning Agency The City Planning Commission or Board and Metropolitan Planning Commission or Board Organization of Activities 5.Plan Implementation Zoning Subdivision Regulations Building Codes Infrastructure Development Capital Improvement: Projects, Planning, Programming and Budgeting Implementation Politics 6.Budgeting and Finance Local Government Revenues What are Capital Improvements? Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Office Projects that are Capital Improvements but not the Responsibility of the Municipality Financing the Capital Improvements Financing for Urbanization and Shortage of Urban Services in India Contents note continued: Progress of Urban Reforms and Financial Assistance by External Agencies Financing by U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Financing by World Bank (WB) Financing by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Latest Aid Agreement Procuring Funds from Financial Institutions 7.Planning Law: Legal Basis of Planning Constitutionality State Enabling Legislation Property Rights Within the Context of Social Planning Difficulties of Public Planning on Private Land Harmful Laws and Practices: Squatters, Rent Control, Eviction 8.India's Housing Crisis The Housing Shortage Urban Slums and Squatter Settlements Low and Middle Income Housing Housing Process in the United States India's Housing Efforts Obstacles in India's Housing Efforts Technological Innovations 9.The Future of Urbanization in India Economic Boom in India is Real Wisdom of the Father The British Experience Contents note continued: The Central Place Theory The Reality of Metropolis and Megalopolis Industrial Agglomeration is No Longer Necessary Plan for Decongestion of Metropolitan Cities, Control Congestion in Growing Cities, and Build New Cities India's Balanced Development and Regional Urban Development Policy State and Regional Planning Satellite Cities in the Making 10.An Evaluation of Guwahati Master Plan: A Sad Story of Missed Opportunities Guwahati's Planning History Growth of Guwahati Vehicular Traffic in Guwahati Guwahati's Future Public Responsibilities My City Planning Ordeal The Assam Town and Country Planning Act, 1959 Financing Improvements Dilemma of High Rise Buildings Limits of Growth Public Apathy 11.Urban Renewal and Infrastructure Improvement What is Urban Renewal Fanci Bazar Jail Site Renewal and Urban Design Riverside Development Government Owned Lands and Properties Contents note continued: Renewal of Existing Developments Poor Infrastructure 12.Solutions to Drainage Problems in Guwahati Understanding the Drainage Problems Stormwater Management Plan 13.Managing Floods with Conservation of Flood Water in Lakes and Wetlands Current Strategy: Flood Control by Draining Flood Water Flood Water Conservation Strategy: An Alternate Solution Manage Watersheds and Restore Lakes Foresight, Wisdom and Determination Potential Economic Effects of a Flood Management Program.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1.A Brief History of City Building
Ancient Cities
Classic Cities
Medieval Cities
Neo-Classic Cities
Colonial and Industrial Cities
Reconstruction of Cities
Development of Modern Cities
Capital Cities of the 20th Century
2.Development of Modern Urban Planning
Influence of Scientific and Technological Inventions
Influence of Art and Architecture Movements on Planning
Social Reforms
Changing Emphasis in Planning: Purposes of Planning
Changing Urban Planning Concepts
Urban Growth Management
Environmental Consciousness
Sustainable Community
Strategic Planning
Public Participation and Consensus Building
The Planning Process (The Urban Planning System)
Innovative Planning Tools
3.The General Plan Preparation
Planning Analysis of Current Situation
Physical Planning and Community Development Elements
Planning Municipal and Other Governmental Services Elements
Contents note continued: Coordination of Governments and Community Participation
Future Land Use and Transportation Plan
Revision of General Plan
4.The Planning Agency: Organization and Structure
State Government as Planning Agency
Local Government as Planning Agency
Functions of a Planning Agency
The City Planning Commission or Board and Metropolitan Planning
Commission or Board Organization of Activities
5.Plan Implementation
Zoning
Subdivision Regulations
Building Codes
Infrastructure Development
Capital Improvement: Projects, Planning, Programming and Budgeting
Implementation Politics
6.Budgeting and Finance
Local Government Revenues
What are Capital Improvements?
Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Office
Projects that are Capital Improvements but not the Responsibility of the Municipality
Financing the Capital Improvements
Financing for Urbanization and Shortage of Urban Services in India
Contents note continued: Progress of Urban Reforms and Financial Assistance by External Agencies
Financing by U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Financing by World Bank (WB)
Financing by the Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Latest Aid Agreement
Procuring Funds from Financial Institutions
7.Planning Law: Legal Basis of Planning
Constitutionality
State Enabling Legislation
Property Rights Within the Context of Social Planning
Difficulties of Public Planning on Private Land
Harmful Laws and Practices: Squatters, Rent Control, Eviction
8.India's Housing Crisis
The Housing Shortage
Urban Slums and Squatter Settlements
Low and Middle Income Housing
Housing Process in the United States
India's Housing Efforts
Obstacles in India's Housing Efforts
Technological Innovations
9.The Future of Urbanization in India
Economic Boom in India is Real
Wisdom of the Father
The British Experience
Contents note continued: The Central Place Theory
The Reality of Metropolis and Megalopolis
Industrial Agglomeration is No Longer Necessary
Plan for Decongestion of Metropolitan Cities, Control Congestion in Growing Cities, and Build New Cities
India's Balanced Development and Regional Urban Development Policy
State and Regional Planning
Satellite Cities in the Making
10.An Evaluation of Guwahati Master Plan: A Sad Story of Missed Opportunities
Guwahati's Planning History
Growth of Guwahati
Vehicular Traffic in Guwahati
Guwahati's Future
Public Responsibilities
My City Planning Ordeal
The Assam Town and Country Planning Act, 1959
Financing Improvements
Dilemma of High Rise Buildings
Limits of Growth
Public Apathy
11.Urban Renewal and Infrastructure Improvement
What is Urban Renewal
Fanci Bazar Jail Site Renewal and Urban Design
Riverside Development
Government Owned Lands and Properties
Contents note continued: Renewal of Existing Developments
Poor Infrastructure
12.Solutions to Drainage Problems in Guwahati
Understanding the Drainage Problems
Stormwater Management Plan
13.Managing Floods with Conservation of Flood Water in Lakes and Wetlands
Current Strategy: Flood Control by Draining Flood Water
Flood Water Conservation Strategy: An Alternate Solution
Manage Watersheds and Restore Lakes
Foresight, Wisdom and Determination
Potential Economic Effects of a Flood Management Program.

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