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 and civil society actors, an in depth understanding of land acquisition processes and practices is needed. With changing land relations and developments surrounding land laws it is of immense importance to see how land acquisition is being performed in everyday affairs by land acquisition and revenue bureaucracy.

Publications

  • prcindia
    September 22, 2021

    Report on ‘Sinking Cities’

    The uncontrolled and destructive urbanisation has badly impacted the health of all rivers. Large scale damming, the concretisation of river channels, real estate development on the flood plains and dumping of wastewater have altered the very nature of the rivers and has endangered their mere […]
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  • prcindia
    July 10, 2021

    Riverfront: How Ahmedabad Lost Sabarmati

    Now Released: Please watch it here About The Film More than a hundred riverfront projects have already been planned in different Indian cities situated on rivers. These projects claim to transform riverbanks into recreational spaces for the public and to ‘beautify’ the urban rivers. The […]
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Events

Blogs

  • prcindia
    April 30, 2024

    Nagar Swaraj: Community Meeting for Local Self-Governance

    74th Amendment Act envisioned a third-tier government at the urban level in the 1990s. Localization of government was deemed important because it creates checks and balances of government, and brings democracy into the political system, that is public participation. Plus having citizens participate in the […]
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  • prcindia
    March 5, 2024

    Policy Outreach on Urban Agriculture in Delhi: Field Report

    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 […]
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