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 in the global south region, and publish cohesive proposals and commentaries to help create conditions wherein egalitarian and resilient urban systems can take shape.

Publications

  • prcindia
    April 1, 2021

    Report on ‘Seeds of Resistance and Hope’

    Urban farming is taking place in one form or another in different countries, arising out of variegated needs under diverse contexts. In India, especially in Delhi, urban and peri-urban farming is responsible for fulfilling a significant part of the city’s food needs and acts as […]
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  • prcindia
    March 15, 2021

    BeejPatra: The Second Leaflet [Mar’21]

    We are happy to present the second leaflet of our ‘urban farming’ periodical- BeejPatra. BeejPatra provides a space for the urban farming community to present, talk about and propagate different ways in which citizens can make cities beautiful, socially just, more self-reliant, and free. Please […]
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Events

  • prcindia
    April 1, 2021

    Another City Is Possible: Democratizing urban governance

    Another City Is Possible: A Discussion Series Exploring Ideas for New Urbanism Session 1: Democratising urban governance People’s Resource Centre invites you to a webinar discussion on why and how to democratise city planning and governance. We will discuss ideas for a decentralised, participatory and […]
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  • prcindia
    March 11, 2021

    Sinking Cities: River, City and Politics of Water

    People’s Resource Centre invites you to an online dialogue on the theme “Sinking Cities: River, City and Politics of water” to discuss how cities can become more responsible towards the rivers. Cities across India are threatened by an extreme water crisis. In recent years, cities […]
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Blogs

  • prcindia
    April 1, 2021

    Letter to LG of Delhi regarding Master Plan of Delhi-2041

    New Delhi, April 1, 2021 To Hon’ble Lt. Governor of Delhi Re: Requesting recognition and inclusion of farming in Master Plan of Delhi 2041 In the context of the ongoing process of preparing the Master Plan of Delhi-2041, we would like to share with you […]
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  • prcindia
    February 12, 2021

    Delhi and Its ‘Unseen’ Fisherfolks

    [This article written by Akshita Rawat was originally published in The Wire. For readability purposes, the text is being reproduced here.] Developmental priorities have played a direct role in the deterioration of the Yamuna and have made it consistently difficult for the fisherpeople to co-exist […]
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