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  • Multimodal Hub Project
    Railway Station Multimodal Hub Project, Bhubaneswar., 2018.

    First transit‐oriented smart development project and would be a trigger for development of planned central business district for Bhubaneswar. The Project would have two components:
    1. Public Infrastructure Component – This will be developed on EPC model at approximate cost...

  • Newspaper Article
    Das, Krishna. Lending a caring hand to the old: Raipur Smart City Limited., 2018.

    A new initiative launched by the Raipur Smart City Limited hopes to bring a ray of hope in the lives of the elderly living in the city, writes Krishna Das.

  • urban jungles
    Baviskar, Amita. Urban Jungles In Wilderness, Parks and Their Publics in Delhi. Economic and Political Weekly, 2018.

    In an exploration of the processes through which urban India acquires or loses green spaces, this article examines how parks and urban publics are mutually constituted in Delhi. Social change has led to a re-imagination of cultural meanings and modes of ecological management. Ecological change,...

  • Model RFP for Sports Stadium
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    Possible Revenue Stream
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    Steps to be taken
    First Draft for Request for Proposal for Sports Stadium under Single Stage Bidding., 2018.

    This is a First Draft Document that can be used by cities by customizing the douments based on their requirements.

  • Hyderabad_ Disable friendly Park
    National Park for People With Special Needs., 2018.

    Hyderabad will have a National Park for People with Special Needs at Louis Braille Flyover Old Malakpet, Hyderabad with the implementing agency, Ayesha Educational Society in partnership with GHMC. It is first of its kind park in India, it uses urban design to form an inclusive...

  • Ahmedabad ABD Projects
    Area Based Development in Ahmedabad. Smart City Ahmedabad Development Limited, 2018.

    The brief gives information about Area Based Development Projects in Ahmedabad.

  • Ahmedabad Smart City
    Smart City Ahmedabad, Newsletter. Smart City Ahmedabad Development Limited, 2018.

    This nesletters gives Highlights of Ahmedabad Smart city Projects.

  • Adopt a Heritage Guidelines
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    Adopt a Heritage Guidelines
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    Adopt a Heritage List
    Adopt a Heritage. Ministry of Toursim, 2018.

    The project plans to entrust heritage sites/monuments and other tourist sites to private sector companies, public sector companies and individuals for the development of tourist amenities. They would become 'Monument Mitras' and adopt the sites. The basic and advanced amenities of the tourist...

  • Sabarmati Riverfront Development
    Sabarmati Riverfront Development Project. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, 2018.

    Ahmedabad is located on the banks of sabarmati River that serves as the city's lifeline. It is a major source of water from the city due to regular release of water from Narmada Canal upstream. The waters of the river were used for sacred and socio-religious activities since centuries, and its...

  • Urban Development of India
    Shenvi, Apoorva, and Ron H. Slangen. Enabling Smart Urban Redevelopment in India through Floor Area Ratio Incentives. Asian Development Bank, 2018.

    Urbanization in India is expected to peak in 2050. The Smart Cities Mission was launched in 2015 to transform and improve livability in urban areas in the country.

    Rapid urbanization puts tremendous stress on Indian cities. In the last 2 decades, India’s urban population...

  • Bhanwartaal Park, Jabalpur, M.P.

    This video displays the redevelopment of Bhanwartal Park in Habalpur into a lively public place that not only helps connect people to nature but also to one another. 

  • Smart City Walkthrough: Jabalpur

    This video about Jabalpur Smart City takes one through the envisioned journey of Area Development. It shows the changes expected to  Ranital lake, incubation centre, sports cluster, Gol Bazar etc.

  • Lake Beautification: Vadodara

    This video displays the tirumph of the city of the Vadodara in restoration and revitatization of the lost water bodies.

  • WRI Case study
    World Resources Institute. My Fort Kochi ‘Thanalkoottu In A Tactical Urbanism Process to Create ‘People Centric’ Public Spaces. World Resources Institute, 2018.

    WRI India in Collaboration with Kochi Municipal Corporation and Cochin Smart Cities Limited and is developing a Detailed Project Report as a part of heritage development of Fort Kochi area. The heritage master plan aims to create frame work for development of streets and public spaces, heritage...

  • Street Revitalisation and Junction Improvement Project: Varanasi

    The video was presented during the National Workshop on Accelerating Implementation of Urban Missions: AMRUT and Smart Cities held at Vigyan Bhavan on 08th December 2017.

    This video summarizes the efforts of Varanasi Smart City in urban design for traffic improvement. The video shows...

  • Implementation of Street Redesign Tajganj area (ABD)

    The video was presented during the National Workshop on Accelerating Implementation of Urban Missions: AMRUT and Smart Cities held at Vigyan Bhavan on 08th December 2017.

    The video shows the recent changes that would attribute to enhance the appeal of a majorTourist attactraction, the Taj...

  • Udaipur: Smart City of Lakes

    The video was presented during the National Workshop on Accelerating Implementation of Urban Missions: AMRUT and Smart Cities held at Vigyan Bhavan on 08th December 2017.

    This video is a testimony for the various imrpovements made in the city of Udaipur. Some of the initiatives made in...

  • Placemaking Project Guidelines
    Placemaking Project Guidelines., 2017.

    The Placemaking Project Guidelines have been initiated by the Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Limited (BSCDCL) is the first example of place making guidelines prepared by an Indian city. 

    As the quality of life of a city is largely dependent on quality of its public spaces,...

  • News Article
    Chandran, Rina. Community Comes Together To Modernise Mumbai’s 150-Year-Old Bhendi Bazaar In NDTV Every Life Counts. NDTV Convergence Limited, 2017.

    This article focuses on persepectives of the community towards the Redevelopment Project of Bhendi Bazaar as proposed by Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust.

  • Presentation
    Modernization of Panjagutta Crematorium. Hyderabad, India: Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, 2017.

    This presentation provides a conceptual design for modernization of the Panjagutta Crematorium by Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.

  • Crematoria Material Specifications
    Crematoria Material Specifications., 2017.

    This is a guide for material specifications used in a Crematorium and would be useful for estimating works and quantities of works for construction/redevelopment of Crematoria.

  • Crematoria Design
    Modernization of Crematoria., 2017.

    This is a compilation of proposals for Modernization of Crematoria from the following Local Bodies:

    1. Atkuru Gram Panchayat, Krishna District
    2. Gajwel Municipal Corporation
    3. Khammam Municipal Corporation, Telangana
    4. Guntur Municipal Corporation, Andhra Pradesh...

  • All Abilities Children's Park
    Concept Design: “All Abilities” Children Park. Visakhapatnam, India: Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL), 2017.

    Vizag Smart City, with an aim to enhance social infrastructure for the ABD area and encourage inclusive development, has pioneered the initiative of creating a special park for “kids with special needs” under Smart City project. The adjoining presentation provides key highlights of its...

  • Placemaking - Concept Notes
    Pune Smart City: Place-Making. Pune, India: Pune Smart City Development Corporation Limited, 2017.

    This is a presentation prepared by Pune Smart City Development Corporation Limited conceptualizing its vision for placemaking under the Smart Cities Mission for an affordable high impact urban transformation.

  • Governance of Inclusive TOD in Brazil
    Lane, Brittany Giroux. Governance of Inclusive Transit-Oriented-Development in Brazil In Working Paper. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute, 2017.

    Transit-oriented development (TOD)—a planning strategy focused on building compact, mixed-use neighborhoods with access to high-quality public transport and mobility options—is key to sustainable urbanization. However, TOD can be exclusive in its design and implementation, leading to the...

  • Park for the Disabled
    Park for the Disabled at Nalgonda 'X' Roads. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, 2017.

    This presentation provides a conceptual design of the proposed park at Nalgonda X roads in Hyderabad. 

  • National Mission on Culture
    Culture, Government of India M.. National Mission on Cultural Mapping And Roadmap. Ministry of Culture, 2017.

    The Mission encompasses data mapping, demography building, formalising the processes and bringing all cultural activities under one umbrella for better results. For this, cultural critical mass of knowledge centers (individual/institution/ non-government organisations) in every field of culture...

  • Open Gym - Solapur
    Open Gym - Solapur. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    Solapur has focused on open spaces for citizens and social inclusion as key areas for their Smart City implementation. In light of this, Open Gyms have been constructed with a view of realizing better utilization of the available open spaces as well as contribute towards the health needs of the...

  • Rejuvenation Of Lakes – Udaipur
    Rejuvenation Of Lakes – Udaipur In India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    In the recent past, Udaipur has taken multiple steps to abate pollution of the lake and beautifcation of the lake vicinity, some of the prominent steps being:
    • The sewage discharge points closure and commissioning of sewage treatment plants
    • Prohibition of idol immersion in the...

  • Conservation And Restoration of Hari Rao Holkar ‘Chhatri’ – Indore
    Conservation And Restoration of Hari Rao Holkar ‘Chhatri’ – Indore In India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    Chhatris are elevated, dome shaped pavilions, a cenotaph built on the cremation spot of Shri Hari Rao Holkar. The entire precinct is surrounded by an enclosure and has two gates. West side gate act as the main entrance gate while the East side opens towards Gangor Ghat on the bank of River Kahn...

  • Riverfront Development – Indore
    Riverfront Development – Indore. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    Riverfront Development is a key initiative of the city in ABD area of Indore Smart City. The Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has started riverfront development work of Kahn River under the Smart City project. The frst phase of development of riverfront would be done from Rambagh Bridge to...

  • Retrofitting of Sarabha Nagar Market – Ludhiana
    Retrofitting of Sarabha Nagar Market – Ludhiana In India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation has planned to undertake retroftting model of development in the market place to address the up-keep issues of the markets. Under the initiative, Sarabha Nagar Market has been reconceptualized to create spaces that accommodates the needs of local shopkeeper,...

  • Conservation of bazaars in the walled City – Udaipur
    Conservation of Bazaars in the Walled City – Udaipur In India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    As part of the Udaipur Smart City theme: “Eternal Udaipur: World’s favorite Lakeside Heritage City”, there is a keen focus on heritage conservation. These interventions are subsequently being taken up by Udaipur. The interventions are expected play a major role in the upkeep, maintenance and up-...

  • All Abilities Park – Visakhapatnam
    All Abilities Park – Visakhapatnam In India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    Visakhapatnam has taken up a project, to develop a new park, ‘All Abilities Park’. This project is aimed at showcasing the city’s strong emphasis on enhancing the social infrastructure of the city (in this case for improving health and wellness of all its citizens) which includes differently...

  • Smart Streets – Visakhapatnam
    Smart Streets – Visakhapatnam In India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. New Delhi: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    A pilot project of 7 km including 2 major streets – Waltair Main Road and Chinna Waltair Road has been planned under this intervention. This project includes: wide footpaths, cycle tracks, landscape corridor with trees, pedestrian street lighting, bus bays, on-street parking, road markings,...

  • Guidelines for cultural heritage
    National Guidelines on Disaster Risk Management for Cultural Heritage Sites and Precincts. New Delhi, India: National Disaster Management Authority, 2017.

    National Disaster Management Authority is in the process of preparing a National Guidelines on Disaster Risk Management for Cultural Heritage Sites and Precincts, following consultation processes among experts and professionals in the field.

    The approach of these guidelines are to serve...

  • nss_domestic travellers count
    Domestic Tourism in India. National Sample Survey Office, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, 2017.

    The economic and social importance of domestic tourism in a country like India, endowed with splendid diversified culture and historical heritage, needs no further emphasis. The survey on Domestic Tourism Expenditure conducted by the National Sample Survey (NSS), are the primary sources of data...

  • Neighbourhood Planning
    A New Strategy of Sustainable Neighbourhood Planning: Five Principles In Discussion Note 3: Urban Planning. Nairobi, Kenya: UN-Habitat, 2017.

    UN-Habitat supports countries to develop urban planning methods and systems to address current urbanization challenges such as population growth, urban sprawl, poverty, inequality, pollution, congestion, as well as urban biodiversity, urban mobility and energy. UN-Habitat proposes an approach...

  • Green Spaces
    World Health Organisation(WHO). Urban Green Spaces: A brief for action. The World Bank Group, 2017.

    Urbanization results in an increasing proportion of the population living in cities. Green spaces and other nature-based solutions offer innovative approaches to increase the quality of urban settings, enhance local resilience and promote sustainable lifestyles, improving both the health and the...

  • (Re)Building Downtown
    (Re) Building Downtown: A Guidebook for Revitalization. Smart Growth America, 2016.

    (Re)Building Downtown: A Guidebook for Revitalization is a resource for local elected officials who want to re-invigorate and strengthen neighborhood centers of economy, culture, and history through a smart growth approach to development.

    This guide uses Smart Growth America’s seven-step...

  • Vizag Smart City Projects
    Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited: Analysis and Benchmarking - Projects., 2016.

    This presentation includes the projects been undertaken for Vizag Smart City –“ including” national/international benchmarking, citizen engagement, stakeholder engagement and concept designs/Toolkit for the same.

  • Smart Parks
    Smart Parks: Guideline No. 3.1, (iv)., 2016.

    Preserving and developing parks, playgrounds and recreational spaces in order to enhance the quality of life of its citizens, reduce the urban heat effects in ‘Areas’ and generally promote eco-balance (Guideline No. 3.1, iv). Such Smart Parks should have some key components, which are given....

  • Revival of Mangasagar Lake_ ACCCRN
    Revival of Mansagar Lake, Jaipur: A Case study In Urban Climate Change Resilience Strategy Projects in ACCCRN Core Cities. New Delhi, India: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2016.

    The aesthetic importance of water bodies be it natural or man-made, is well established. Their significance in urban landscape is even more since water bodies like lakes, reservoirs, ponds act as sponge in the event of heavy rainfall spells, recharge aquifers or augment raw water availability at...

  • Case Study of Indian Urban Heritage Precincts
    Hajarnis, Maulik, and Bhagyajit Raval. "Managing Indian Urban Heritage Precincts Through ‘Heritage Guidelines’- A Case Study Of Deulwadi Precinct In Uran, Maharashtra." Journal Of International Academic Research For Multidisciplinary 4, no. 7 (2016).

    The present paper intends to justify ‘Heritage Guidelines’ as an effective to manage urban heritage precincts in Indian cities. First the basic concepts of Heritage, Urban Heritage, Heritage Precincts and the processes involved in the management of an Urban Heritage Precinct are taken into...

  • Innovation Monday: Q&A on Smart Urban Form For Area-Based Development
    Innovation Monday: Q&A on Smart Urban Form For Area-Based Development
    Innovation Monday: Q&A on Smart Urban Form For Area-Based Development

    Hear from Dr. Jagan Shah, Director of the National Institute of Urban Affairs; Munish Garg, Director (Smart Cities), Ministry of Urban Development; and Sajeesh Kumar, Deputy Secretary (Smart Cities), Ministry of Urban Development.

  • Urban solutions 8
    Building with Nature In Urban Solution, Issue 8. Singapore: Centre for Liveable Cities, 2016.

    The late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first Prime Minister, once said, “A blighted urban jungle of concrete destroys the human spirit.” This issue of Urban Solutions, with a special focus on “Building with Nature”, explores how nature enhances a city’s liveability.

    Our experts set the...

  • Global Public Space Toolkit
    Global Public Space Toolkit: From Global Principles to Local Policies and Practice. Nairobi, Kenya: UN-Habitat, 2016.

    Despite its importance in promoting sustainable urban development, public space has not been given the attention it deserves in literature and, more importantly, in the global policy arena. Yet there is a growing body of principles and sound policies for improving access to good public space in...

  • Transit Oriented Development at a Corridor Scale (Facilitated)

    About this course: Transit oriented development (TOD) is a powerful cross-cutting urban planning strategy to achieve sustainable urban form through integrating land use and transport. It promotes compact, mixed use and income, pedestrian- and bike friendly development organized...

  • SOP_swachh club
    Swachh Clubs, Standard Operating Procedures., 2016.

    Standard Operating Procedures for “Swachh Clubs”  lays out the infrastructure norms, assessment & inspection procedures and checklists, and sanitation and waste management best practices to be followed by clubs

  • SOP for swachh parks
    Swachh Parks, Standard Operating Procedures., 2016.

    Standard Operating Procedures for ‘Swachh Parks' has being released, which lays out the infrastructure norms, assessment & inspection procedures and checklists, and sanitation and waste management best practices to be followed in parks.

  • Global report on Culture_ UNESCO
    Global Report on Culture for Sustainable Urban Development. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), 2016.

    UNESCO Global Report on Culture for Sustainable Urban Development, a ground-breaking report which presents a series of analyses and recommendations for fostering the role of culture for sustainable development. Drawing on a global survey implemented with nine regional partners and insights from...

  • Towards Inclusive Policies and Planning
    Poverty, Inequality and Violence in Indian Cities: Towards Inclusive Policies and Planning In Ahmedabad Policy Brief 8., 2016.

    In Ahmedabad, the larhest city of Gujarat state, the research focuses on two poor localities: Bombay Hotel, an informal commercial siubdivision located on the city's southern periphery and inhabited by Muslims, and the public housing sites at Vatwa on the city's south-eastern periphery used for...

  • Tourism and CC
    World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate. Paris, France: United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), 2016.

    This report provides an overview of the increasing vulnerability of World Heritage sites to climate change impacts and the potential implications for and of global tourism. It also examines the close relationship between World Heritage and tourism, and how climate change is likely to exacerbate...

  • River restoratation
    Speed, Robert, Li Yuanyuan, David Tickner, Huang Huojian, Robert J. Naiman, Cao Jianting, Lei Gang, Yu Lili, Paul Sayers, Zhao Zhongnan et al. River Restoration: A Strategic Approach to Planning and Management. Paris, France: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2016.

    This book has been drafted as part of an extended dialogue that took place between 2012 and 2015, between a team of international experts led by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and a Chinese policy team led by the General Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Planning and Design (GIWP...

  • Regenerating Urban Land
    Amirtahmasebi, Rana, Mariana Orloff, Sameh Wahba, and Andrew Altman. Regenerating Urban Land : A Practitioner's Guide to Leveraging Private Investment In Urban Development Series. Washington D.C.: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank, 2016.

    Regenerating Urban Land draws on the experience of eight case studies from around the world. The case studies outline various policy and financial instruments to attract private sector investment in urban regeneration of underutilized and unutilized areas and the requisite infrastructure...

  • placemaking
    Placemaking: What if we Built our Cities Around Places?. Project for Public Spaces (PPS), 2016.

    Placemaking inspires people to collectively reimagine and reinvent public spaces as the heart of every community. Strengthening the connection between people and the places they share, placemaking refers to a collaborative process by which we can shape our public realm in order to maximize...

  • Urban Poor
    Patel, Sejal, Richard Sliuzas, and Yola Georgiadou. Participatory Local Governance in Asian Cities: Invited, Closed or Claimed Spaces for Urban Poor?. Environment and Urbanization Asia, 2016.

    In the past two decades, many Asian countries including India have mandated participatory local governance through national statutes. Emerging research on Asian cities shows that despite strong national mandates, the practice of participatory governance at local levels remains largely...

  • American Journal of Mobile Systems, Applications and Services
    Chandrasekera, Tilanka. "Rejuvenating Dysfunctional Public Spaces Using Augmented Reality Systems (ARS)." American Journal of Mobile Systems, Applications and Services 1, no. 1 (2015).

    This paper aims to discuss the reasons as to why public spaces in urban areas become dysfunctional, and focuses on a specific public space in the historic city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. The main objective of the paper is to provide a solution for dysfunctional public spaces by rejuvenating them with...

  • Smart City Mission Statement and Guidelines
    Smart City Mission Statement and Guidelines In Smart Cities Mission Guidelines. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2015.

    The purpose of the Smart Cities Mission is to drive economic growth and improve the quality of life of people by enabling local area development and harnessing technology, especially technology that leads to Smart outcomes. Area-based development will transform existing areas (retrofit and...

  • A short film highlighting worldwide best practices and the opportunities for India's cities.
    A short film highlighting worldwide best practices and the opportunities for India's cities.
    India's Smart City Challenge

    A short film highlighting worldwide best practices and the opportunities for India's cities.

  • Review of waterfront guidelines
    Yildiz, Dr Reyhan, Prof. Dr. Nihal Senlier, and Burcu İmren Güzel. "Sustainable Urban Design Guidelines for Waterfront Developments." In 2nd International Sustainable Buildings Symposium., 2015.

    Today, studies on urban coastal areas, is increasingly attracting more interest from academics and urban managements and becoming the main theme of the planning. Regarding the planning and the sustainable development of coastal areas, natural landscape, protection and development of historical...

  • Design comparison for waterfronts
    Yildiz, Dr. Rehyan. "Sustainable Urban Design Guidelines for Waterfront Developments." In 2nd International Sustainable Buildings Symposium, edited by Prof. Dr. Nihal Senlier., 2015.

    All over the world, planning for the development of coastal areas, design and ecological shortcomings are emphasized significantly in the literature. In this context; the failure to provide the integration between urban and coastal areas and functional deficiencies in the use of coastal areas,...

  • Urban Culture Habitat 3
    Habitat III Issue Papers 4 – Urban Culture and Heritage. New York: UN-HABITAT, 2015.

    Culture, according to the UNESCO Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity (2001), is “the set of distinctive spiritual, material, intellectual and emotional features of a society or a social group that encompasses art and literature, lifestyles, ways of living together, value systems,...

  • How Adelaide revitalized itself through placemaking
    Johnston, Stephanie. How Adelaide revitalized itself through ‘placemaking’. Adelaide: Citiscope, 2015.

    Adelaide’s transformation is the product of simple and inexpensive strategies for activating its public spaces. It started a few years ago with light-weight interventions such as shutting down a street to cars for a night, giving it over to food vendors and musicians, and giving those commuters...

  • Heritage in Indian Cities
    Urban Heritage in Indian Cities In Compendium of Good Practices. New Delhi: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2015.

    Historic buildings by their layout, form and materials often give a sense of place and identity in a world of increasingly ubiquitous new buildings, where a new or redeveloped town centre looks very much like another. There are landmark buildings, such as temples, mosques, churches, town halls...

  • Wedg Waterfronts
    Shape Your Waterfront, How to promote access, resiliency, and ecology at the water’s edge. Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance (MEA), 2015.

    The Waterfront Alliance created the Waterfront Edge Design Guidelines (WEDG) program to answer a simple question: How do we create the best possible waterfront? WEDG seeks to answer that question by promoting good design that results in resilient, accessible waterfronts that allow us to live...

  • Advisory Note of Contract Conditions for Project Execution under HRIDAY
    Advisory Note of Contract Conditions for Project Execution under HRIDAY. New Delhi: Ministry of Urban Development, 2015.

    As we are aware that DPRs from various cities are getting approved in regular interval. Projects worth Rs. 147 crore has already been approved in the HNEC meeting, now the scheme is gaining momentum in project execution phase. City Mission Directorates are in the process of selecting contractors...

  • BhendI Bazaar Redevelopment Project
    Presentation on Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT) for AMRUT & Smart Cities . Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust, 2015.

    The Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust have initiated the Bhendi Bazaar Redevelopment Project in Mumbai. The presentation provides a detailed case of the project and its current status.

  • Plan for tourism
    Planning for Tourism: Creating a Vibrant Singapore In Urban Systems Studies. Singapore: Centre for Liveable Cities, 2015.

    A common misconception is that tourism policy primarily focuses on promotion and marketing campaigns. While these activities are essential, another important but sometimes overlooked aspect is how creative city planning can support tourism promotion, and consequently, how the needs and goals of...

  • City development _Sana Yemen
    Sana'a: A City Development Strategy., 2015.

    This publication outlines the process of developing a city development strategy (CDS) for Sana'a, Yemen. It includes background on Sana'a and an overview of the studies, discussions, and strategic planning that resulted in the city's CDS.

    The nation's capital and a UNESCO World Heritage...

  • Mangement Plan of Hue Complex
    Management Plan of the Complex of Hue Monuments. Paris, France: United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), 2015.

    The management plan for the Complex of Huế Monuments has been developed in order to:
    - Identify the risks which potentially cause impacts to the property and propose the strategic objectives, management and conservation policies mitigating those risks;
    - Propose the key tasks not...

  • heritage conservation
    Caring for your heritage building: building owner's information. Paris, France: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2015.

    This Information Kit contains guidance on how to best care for your heritage building. The guidelines presented here are

    applicable to culturally significant places across Indonesia and will assist in retaining their unique identity and managing

    change. The Kota Tua area of Jakarta...

  • Swadesh Darshan
    Swadesh Darshan: Scheme Guidelines for Integrated Development of Theme-Based Circuits. Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, 2015.

    This is a Scheme of Ministry of Tourism , Government of India to develop theme based tourist circuits on the principles of high tourist value, competitiveness and sustainability in an integrated manner by synergizing efforts to focus on needs and concerns of all stakeholders to enrich tourist...

  • Prasad_Scheme
    Prasad Scheme Guidelines. Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, 2015.

    National Mission on Pilgrimage Rejenuvation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive (Prasad) is a Ministry of Tourism, Goverment of India.

    It aims to identify and develop pilgrimage tourist destinations on the principles of high tourist visits, competitiveness and sustainibility in an integrated...

  • Panel 6 Presentations
    Public spaces as a key to urban regeneration In International Conference on Culture for Sustainable Cities., 2015.

    Public spaces are taking on an increasingly important role in the urban agenda. The quantity, quality, accessibility and connectivity of public spaces have been highlighted as key criteria for urban regeneration, and as fundamental conditions to wellbeing, particularly for the most vulnerable...

  • Heritage Conservation
    Unlocking Sound and Image Heritage. International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), 2015.

    Unlocking Sound and Image Heritage is a web-based and freely downloadable book that offers tips and advice from dedicated professionals from all corners of the world, for the preservation and creative use of sound and image heritage. Featuring compelling case examples and strategies...

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    Resettlement Plan
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    Project Report
    Vietnam Urban Upgrading Project. World Bank Group, 2015.

    The objectives of the Vietnam Urban Upgrading Project are to alleviate poverty in urban areas by improving the living and environmental conditions of the urban poor using participatory planning methods, and influencing planning processes to become more inclusive and pro-poor. The project will be...

  • Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY). New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2014.

    The proposed Scheme Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) offers tremendous opportunity towards an integrated, inclusive and sustainable development of some of the heritage cities/towns in India. HRIDAY offers a paradigm shift in India's approach to city development,...

  • Placemaking and the Future of Cities
    Placemaking and the Future of Cities. UN-Habitat, 2014.

    This handbook will serve as a guide for use by municipal leaders in future public space projects laying out 10 best practices for public space projects. These 10 facets of the Placemaking approach illustrate the process that PPS and UN-Habitat have undertaken together, and demonstrate the...

  • Walled City Bazaar Udaipur
    Conservation DPR For Walled City Bazaars Under Virasat Sanrakshan Programme., 2014.

    This presentation on the Detailed Project Report for Conservation of Bazaars in the Walled City of Udaipur provides an overview of the assessment of the existing issues in the bazaars, broad proposals and project cost estimates. The key features of the project have been given below:

      ...

  • Urban Solutions 5 CLC
    World Cities Summit 2014 In Urban Solutions, Issue 5. Singapore: Centre for Liveable Cities, 2014.

    Oxfam recently reported that 85 individuals control as much wealth as the poorer half of the world’s population, or 3.5 billion people. These startling figures come in the wake of rising inequalities of wealth and income in both developed and developing countries.

    Inequality is a hot...

  • Home-Based Workers in Ahmedabad, India
    Mahadevia, Darshini, Aseem Mishra, and Suchita Vyas. Home-Based Workers in Ahmedabad, India In IMES: Informal Economy Monitoring Study. Manchester, UK: Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO), 2014.

    This research highlights the importance of housing security for informal workers, in particular those engaged in working at home.

  • Infill Development
    Smart Growth and Economic Success: Investing in Infill Development. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2014.

    This paper is intended to help developers who are considering infill development and want to understand more about the risks and rewards. First, it examines the real and perceived challenges of infill development and how developers are able to overcome them. It then outlines the demographic...

  • Placemaking
    Placemaking in Legacy Cities: Opportunities and Good Practices. Washington DC: Center for Community Progress, 2014.

    TThis publication explores how residents and leaders in Legacy Cities have used placemaking principles to transform blighted public spaces into revitalized community assets. The report, prepared for the Center for Community Progress by New Solutions Group, LLC, uses case studies to explore...

  • Developing Historic Cities
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    Handbook of Conservation of Heritage Buildings. Central Public Works Department, 2013.

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    With over 250 properties inscribed on the World Heritage List, cities are one of the most abundant and diverse categories of heritage. This quantity and diversity add to the dynamics of urban heritage conservation, where concepts and approaches are constantly changing and evolving.

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    Historic Districts for All - India, a social and human approach for sustainable revitalisation (Brochure for local Authorities)., 2010.

    The UNESCO/UN-HABITAT Toolkit Historic Districts for All - India: A Social and Human Approach for Sustainable Revitalization, comprising of a Manual for City...

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    The UNESCO/UN-HABITAT Toolkit Historic Districts for All - India: A Social and Human Approach for Sustainable Revitalization, comprising of a Manual for City...

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    This guide begins with an overview of some of the challenges and opportunities that communities along the water face. Ten sections follow, one for each of the smart growth coastal and waterfront elements. Each section begins with a description of what smart growth looks like and how it may be...

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    Ministry of Environment and Forests has been implementing the National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP) since 2001 for conservation and management of polluted and degraded lakes in urban and semi-urban areas. The major objectives of NLCP include encouraging and assisting state Governments for...

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    Over 600 experts and professionals from 55 countries attended the conference and discussed 70 case studies involving high-rise or contemporary architectural interventions in historic cities and urban landscapes of heritage value. There was widespread agreement that criteria and guidelines for...

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    This presentation provides a brief overview of the Sabarmati Riverfront Development Project and its underlying vision and objectives.