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24 Mar, 2021

The analysis is based on the 2014 economic census of the Central government, which maps establishments across the country

24 Mar, 2021

Thirty five kilometers of mass transit are about to be added to Mumbai Metro in the coming months. Applying an economic development lens would help in the planning of areas around these upcoming lines.

22 Mar, 2021

A strategy to stop bloodshed on Bengaluru roads: Raised pedestrian crossings to reduce accidents in 75 black spots

20 Mar, 2021

The fear of Covid-19 has led to a shift in modal preferences and commuter behaviour in cities. While more men are likely to move to private vehicles, fewer women have access to personal modes of mobility.

18 Mar, 2021

Finance Minister Sitharaman, in her union budget of 2020, initiated the funding for clean air in cities having million-plus population. Out of the Rs 4400 crores allocated, half of it, as per the finance commission guidelines, were distributed to states in November 2020. 

12 Mar, 2021

While some believe that it is important to levy parking fees to encourage public transport, others criticise the GHMC move.

05 Mar, 2021

Airbags have now been made mandatory for the front passenger seat — apart from the driver’s seat — in all new car models manufactured on or after 1 April 2021.

05 Mar, 2021

To rank cities on mobility, one of the primary criteria for ascertaining the quality of life, three crucial indicators were assessed —availability of public transport, transport-related fatalities and road infrastructure.

05 Mar, 2021

The country’s financial capital has ranked eighth in terms of economic ability in the Ease of Living Index released by the Central government’s ministry of housing and urban affairs. According to the report, which was released on Thursday, seven cities, including two from Maharashtra, have higher levels of economic development and opportunities than Mumbai.