23 Dec, 2020

There are several interventions to achieve greening by communities in land-limited urban cores, which would provide a healthier, resilient and livable environment in the long-term

09 Dec, 2020

On the night of November 24th, a fire broke out at the Ghazipur landfill site in the capital, burning for over 24 hours till it could be brought under control and choking an already severely polluted city.

02 Dec, 2020

Buses are the mainstay of mobility systems. It will take several months for buses to reach pre-pandemic levels write Sree Kumar Kumaraswamy and Shilpa Kharwal

01 Dec, 2020

To build healthy, resilient communities, cities need additional investment from national and state governments, businesses and international donors.

23 Nov, 2020

Cities can work to enhance access to public parks, gardens and open spaces, with dedicated and semi-dedicated areas for young children that incorporate natural, play and sensory stimulants. 

21 Nov, 2020

Thirty-six roads being developed under the Smart Cities Mission in central business district (CBD) will wear a new look by February, urban development minister Byrati Basavaraj said on Friday after inspecting the locations.

20 Nov, 2020

WRI India published three satellite maps –October Heat series – highlighting location-specific risk exposure to citizens

16 Nov, 2020

Mumbai Metro is the only exception on the list analysed by the organisation. Mumbai has surpassed the projected ridership of around 4.2 lakh. Before the pandemic hit the city, Mumbai Metro had a ridership of 4.5 lakh on weekdays

12 Nov, 2020

Urban mobility plans and investments largely continue to remain gender-blind and to make roads and public places safe, India must strengthen the relationship between gender and mobility.

10 Nov, 2020

India’s 100 smart cities have set an example of how innovation, technology and existing infrastructure can be harnessed to strengthen, balance and coordinate on-ground action during the crisis and hereafter, in the new normal.

09 Nov, 2020

On the afternoon of Nov. 4, as the national capital was engulfed in a toxic haze, 20-year-old student Sajid Hussain stood at the traffic signal in front of India Gate with a placard in his hand.

08 Nov, 2020

India -- the world’s third-largest emitter of CO2, and fourth-largest automotive market -- is home to 22 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities. The transport sector is responsible for a significant amount of air pollution in the country, and the capital city of Delhi serves as a perfect example to illustrate this point.

08 Nov, 2020

A campaign to reduce vehicular pollution puts young people at risk, without clear evidence of benefits.

05 Nov, 2020

As the system recovers from COVID19-related shutdowns, it is time to focus more on station infrastructure to improve safety in light of the continuing public health threat.

04 Nov, 2020

Udaipur : The Smart Cities Mission,Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,held a kick-off event for the ‘Nurturing NeighbourhoodsChallenge’ in collaboration withthe Netherlands-based Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF) and with the technical support of WRI India.

04 Nov, 2020

The Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, held a kick-off event for the Nurturing Neighbourhoods Challenge in collaboration with the Netherlands-based Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF) and with the technical support of WRI India.

04 Nov, 2020

Dma Cycle-2 to Support Cities in Creation of “Culture of Data”. CDO Training Programme for Guided E-Learning “Enabling Data Driven Decision Making In Urban Local Bodies”. Hardeep S Puri Launches Nurturing Neighborhoods Challenge, Data Maturity Assessment Framework Cycle 2, and Training Programme for City Data Officers

04 Nov, 2020

New Delhi: Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs launched three initiatives, namely, the Nurturing Neighborhoods Challenge focusing on shaping cities for young children and their families;

27 Oct, 2020

Over the last decade, WRI India, through its various programs, has come up with different methods in their street design initiatives to make them streets universally accessible and safe.

25 Oct, 2020

As part of post-pandemic sustainable mobility designs, cycling tracks, seamless connectivity in the cycling district, and several place-making themes have been included as part of the road works. WRI India consultants are on-site to handhold and guide with the drawings, implementation and design.


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