• Status of Urban Local Governance in India: With a Case Study of Delhi


    March 21, 2024

    The report surveys the status of urban local government bodies in Indian states including their functioning, delivery of basic services, finances, elections, and reservations. The key findings of the report include variations in the constitution of urban local bodies (ULBs) in India, the inadequacy of […] Read More

  • Another City is Possible – Nurseries & Maalis: Climate and Environmental Sentinels


    March 11, 2024

    Rapid transformation of Delhi intended for development comes at an obvious cost as we witness deterioration of air quality, vanishing green spaces, and an overall neglected state of urban ecology. Creating a world-class city translates into engaging with aesthetics over pragmatic ecological improvement. Contemporary urban […] Read More

  • Policy Outreach on Urban Agriculture in Delhi: Field Report


    March 5, 2024

    As part of the People’s Resource Initiative with the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), PRC aims to promote urban agriculture in Delhi through outreach meetings with the councillors and the Horticulture Department of  MCD. The rationale for urban agriculture outreach is three-fold. Firstly, urban agriculture promotes […] 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.

Programmes

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

Infrastructure

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