Regularising Unauthorised Colonies in Delhi: A Missed Opportunity to Improve Gendered Access to Land?

By |2021-04-01T10:33:29+02:00April 1st 2021|Categories: Housing & Informality, Youth & Gender|Tags: , , , |

Delhi’s recent regularisation scheme PM-UDAY promises to improve tenure security of about 5 million residents – a highly ambitious task considering the gendered implications of land tenure security in India. Can the scheme deliver on its potential and strengthen women’s land ownership? By Sonal Sharma, Smriti Singh and Sukrit Nagpal from SEWA Bharat

Safe and Quality Housing at Your Digital Fingertips

By |2020-01-28T08:52:53+01:00January 28th 2020|Categories: Housing & Informality, Urban & Metropolitan Governance|Tags: , , , |

Rakhi Mehra reveals the story behind a pioneering digital tool that wants to help revolutionise the quality of informal housing. After a few clicks, users receive a customised construction manual and cost-overview with the aim of ensuring that their house meets the safety requirements it needs to stand the test of time.

A Place Like Too Many Others: Gender Inequality in Bawana, Delhi

By |2020-06-22T12:24:34+02:00March 8th 2019|Categories: Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Water & Sanitation, Youth & Gender|Tags: , , , , , , |

In urban settlements around the world, city administrations struggle, and often fail, to provide essential services, safe spaces, and socio-economic securities to residents. While this poses difficulties and dangers to all inhabitants, the consequences of such neglect are especially severe for low-income women and girls.

Spotlight on livable cities, Part III: Responding to the challenge of livability

By |2021-02-23T13:32:52+01:00November 29th 2016|Categories: Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Housing & Informality, Urban Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

What do cities in India need to be more livable? In the four part series "Spotlight on livable cities", ISOCARP Vice-President Shipra Narang Suri aims to answer this question by approaching it from various angles, giving examples from different areas of urban planning. In this third part, she talks about how Indian cities could be made more livable by improving urban services, mobility, public-private partnerships and the situation in slums.

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