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CoA needs to revisit the definition of Architect

Recent judgment by the Supreme Court bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Ajay Rastogi that Section 37 of the Architects Act did not prohibit individuals not registered under ...
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Drastic steps needed to avoid water crisis

Water is the most essential input for our survival which is becoming increasingly scarce due to challenges of rising population, rapid urbanization, industrial growth, increasing water pollution and ...
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COVID-19 may push us into recession

COVID-19 has now covered almost the whole world though in China its intensity has come down. If the situation continues like this for long where each country/region/locality is ...
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Make health impact assessment studies for urban projects mandatory

As the things stand today, COVID-19 is the worst thing to have happened to the mankind in this millennium. And unless something is done this may prove to ...
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International Women’s Day 2020

We hope you enjoyed reading our special feature on “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”, this International Women’s Day 2020 wherein we have tried to share series ...
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International Women’s Day 2020

“An equal world is an enabled world”. This International Women’s Day 2020 campaign theme is drawn from a notion of “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. Generation ...
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Ensure urbanisation doesn’t lead to Gentrification

One of the immediate effects of urbanisation and redevelopment is rising property values and gentrification. Rising property values as a result of urban development must benefit all residents. ...
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Will we be spared of water rationing this summer?

Summer is hardly a month away and everyone is concerned about the heat and the water scarcity. While the first one is beyond the control of all of ...
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We need to become a circular economy fast

The amount of material consumed in the world has crossed 100bn tonnes per annum. Further, more than 40% of these materials are sand, clay, gravel and cement used ...
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Coronavirus puts additional responsibility on town planners

Coronavirus is playing havoc with human lives in China and it is spreading to other parts of the world, including India. The number of casualties, according to official ...
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