• Emerging Fronts: Dwindling Rivers – Grabbing Common Resources, Destroying Ecology & Growing Real Estate

    June 25, 2024

    A compendium of 6 Case Studies of different Riverfront development in India Riverfront projects disregard the fragile ecology of river estuaries and the livelihoods of fishing communities that rely on species thriving on diurnal salinity fluctuations. These projects disrupt natural ecosystems, leading to erosion and […] Read More

  • Another City is Possible – Yamuna Floodplains and Forced Evictions

    June 14, 2024

    The UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, in a guidance note issued to the governments of all countries in April 2020, made the following observations in the context of the COVID–19 pandemic: Evictions are not only inconsistent with the ‘stay home’ policy but […] Read More

  • Kota Declaration on Riverfront

    June 4, 2024

    From 1st June to 2nd June 2024, activists and concerned citizens from across India gathered in Kota, Rajasthan for a National Consultation on Riverfronts Development in India titled, “Rivers at Risk: Riverfront Development and Socio-Ecological Crisis”. Below is the Kota Declaration on Riverfronts that the […] Read More

Resources for Social Transformation

PRC intends to build conditions and infrastructures so that a fairer, better system emerges out of the existing one. Apart from conducting action-oriented research and community-level interventions, PRC publishes resource material on politics of resource appropriation. PRC is also working towards republishing a series of forgotten/less-known texts of relevance to contemporary movements.


Urban Futures

We synthesize the ideas and scholarly research on alternative models of development, systematize the state of the art, update theories with recent findings... read more


While a lot has been researched about land issues and the land relations has been explored and continues to get explored by academicians, journalists.. Read more

Climate Justice

While the climate change and the consequent threats on existence of life on earth are now getting wider attention, the issue of justice in the climate action remains mostly side-lined. Read more