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1) “The new Indian urban landscape is being designed around grand concepts such as smart cities and export-oriented industrial corridors. In our desire to be global, we are emulating outdated models of urbanisation and economic progress borrowed from nations that have grown rich through questionable means.” In your opinion, what model of urban growth should Indian cities emulate? In the light of the statement, critically analyse.

Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies

1) “The new Indian urban landscape is being designed around grand concepts such as smart cities and export-oriented industrial corridors. In our desire to be global, we are emulating outdated models of urbanisation and economic progress borrowed from nations that have grown rich through questionable means.” In your opinion, what model of urban growth should Indian cities emulate? In the light of the statement, critically analyse. (200 Words)

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