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

Events

  • 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
    September 14, 2022

    Public Consultation Meeting for the Urban Agriculture Policy Draft

    हिंदी संस्करण के लिए, कृपया यहां क्लिक करें Public Consultation Meeting for the Urban Agriculture Policy Draft (Organized by Working Group on Urban Agriculture Policy in Delhi and People’s Resource Centre) [A copy of the Draft can be accessed here] Urban and peri-urban agriculture has […]
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Blogs

  • prcindia
    June 4, 2024

    Kota Declaration on Riverfront

    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 […]
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  • 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 […]
    Continue reading