Sustainable Mobility Fortnight- Cities, People and Sustainable Mobility

By and large there is hardly any structured public engagement in sustainable transportation projects, though metro projects have had resources and have conducted discussions, prepared promo videos and placed wayside signage and outdoor publicity.  On the other hand, public (and govt) understanding about sustainable transportation may also be inadequate, given that transportation solutions are counter […]

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Sustainable Mobility Fortnight- Where is my bus?

Anchor- Associate Professor, CEPT University Panelists- Hon. Professor, IIT Delhi South Asia Director, ITDP Adnl Municipal Commissioner, Nashik Municipal Corporation (to be confirmed) Program Director, Parisar Consultant, World Bank & UITP Programme Coordinator (Urban), CEE, Pune   The webinar will be focused on the need to improve the bus based public transport in Indian cities. […]

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Sustainable Mobility Fortnight- Transform budget to transform Transport

  Anchor- Independent Consultant, French Development Agency & The World Bank Special Guest- MD & CEO Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Panelists- CEO, WRI India Senior Sector Specialist – Urban Development & Mobility, KfW Development Bank Executive Director, CoE-UT, CRDF, CEPT Founder & Trustee, Parisar Senior Programme Director, Centre for Environment Education CEO, Chennai Smart […]

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Gandhi and Cities

It is counter-intuitive to think of M K Gandhi and City. In fact the category ‘Urban’ does not occur in the Subject Index of the Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi and the small entry on ‘Cities/ Towns’ is dominated by ‘exploitation of villages’ by these. And yet Gandhi was a city-dweller, his dwelling within the […]

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Urbanisation and Technology

  Anchor- Secretary General, CityNet   Panelists- Chairman, Pitroda Group Founder, Sangennovate Professor/Dean, International School of Urban Sciences, University of Seoul   Urbanisation and Technology brings together three eminent persons with deep domain knowledge on technology applications, economic and urban development.  Sam Pitroda, entrepreneur and visionary needs no introduction.  He has been widely recognized as […]

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Young India and Indian Cities: Today and Tomorrow

Anchor- General Manager Ahmedabad, Social Venture Partners India Speakers- Muzaffar Sheikh- Manpanihar, Chamba Valley Adnan Asad- Ghasera, Mewat, Haryana Sarzeel Khan- Shikrawa, Mewat, Haryana Aashiya Nasreen- Kihar, Chamba Valley Pranjit Boruah- Majuli, Assam Krishnaa- Majuli, Assam Arun Komra- Kanker District, Chhatisgarh Priyansh Sinha- Kanker District, Chhatisgarh Shrishti Shrivastava- Tilothu, Bihar Shivani Riya- Tilothu, Bihar Abhay […]

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Natural Cities not Mega Cities

  Anchor- CEO & Publisher, The Marg Foundation   Panelists- Architect and Urban Planner Emeritus Professor at Jamia Millia and JNU Chairman, The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI) Chairman, Rajiv Gandhi Science and Technology Commission   This webinar has been proposed by Prof. Vikram Sohni, a particle and astrophysicist physicist who works on non-invasive and […]

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Building Gender Responsive Urban Spaces and Services

  Anchor- Co-Founder and CEO Safetipin   Panelists- Executive Trustee, Mahila Housing SEWA Trust Chief Urban Practices Branch, UN Habitat, Nairobi Professor of Development Geography, King’s College London Feminist Activist & Filmmaker Senior Advisor, Jagori Senior Infrastructure Adviser, Department for International Development (DFID) India   The city is the site of everyday practice for the […]

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Urbanisation as a Governability Issue

Is Collaborative Governance the Solution?     Anchor- Consulting Urban and Regional Planner;  Independent Researcher and Faculty, NLSIU Bangalore Panelists- Senior Researcher, Centre for Policy Research Social Technologist, Mapunity Director, URBAM Universidad EAFIT Professor, Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde School of Governance Integrator Jharkhand, Pradan   The 21st century contemporary city situated largely […]