Topic: urbanization, their problems and their remedies. Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
1) What do you understand by Integrated urban infrastructure? Do you think Integrated cities can provide for an answer to India’s urban planning woes? Analyse.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question intends to examine the Integrated urban infrastructure concept applied to the Indian urban scenario.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must discuss the concept of Integrated urban infrastructure and in what way the concept is a solution to the urban planning woes of India.
Analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.
Structure of the answer:
In brief write about Indian infrastructure sector scenario. One can quote relevant facts here.
Explain what you understand by integrated approach. Provide example of city which has adopted such an approach.
Then move on to discuss how and why india needs to adopt such an approach in planning.
Explain the high potential India bears in the development of new cities and in what way such approach in city planning will make Indian cities more sustainable.
In conclusion provide for a way forward suggesting other such approaches to make Indian cities sustainable and resilient.