Through a close examination of India's policies, economic system, social systems and politics, this study explores the numerous perspectives and debates on India's urbanization. The authors link contemporary urban issues with emerging challenges associated with policies and city management.
About the Author
Piyush Tiwari is Associate Professor of Property at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He was involved in setting up of School of Real Estate in 2013 as Associate Dean, RICS School of Built Environment, India. Previously he was Director, Policy at Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC), India. Ranesh Nair is a management consultant and urban enthusiast who served the High Powered Expert Committee on Urban Infrastructure, Government of India. He was Senior Vice President of Policy, IDFC, New Delhi. Pavan Ankinapalli is Associate Vice President at the IDFC Institute, a research-focused think tank set up by IDFC Ltd to explore the political, economic, and spatial dimensions of India's ongoing transition. Jyoti Rao is an architect and urban planner. Previously, she was Assistant Professor in Real Estate at RICS School of Built Environment, India. She was also involved in physical planning of Gujarat International Finance Tec (GIFT) - City project. Pritika Hingorani is Associate Vice President at the IDFC Institute. Prior to IDFC, Pritika spent three years in Washington DC and London working with Charles River Associates, a leading economic consulting firm. Manisha Gulati is an energy economist with WWF South Africa.