Riverfront Observatory


We have created this common space to curate all the resources on urban riverfront development projects across India. Riverfront development projects on the lines of Sabarmati Riverfront are being taken up by local and state governments at an accelerating rate. Most of these riverfront projects will harm the rivers either directly by polluting them or indirectly by narrowing the channel width and destroying the social ecology of the floodplains. Thus, closer attention from civil society is warranted. Hopefully, this list of resources will be of some help to make citizens aware of the serious issues associated with these projects. To contribute information, please drop your message in the comment box to kindly write to us at prc.india@yahoo.com.

For project details of various riverfront development projects, please refer to this document:


Riverfront Development Projects in Indian Cities


Court orders

National Green Tribunal

Articles in Media




Tamil Nadu


Uttar Pradesh

Research and Technical Reports


Public Statements, Petitions, Press Notes etc.


Government Guidelines and Reports

Nagar Nadi Dispatch ( A Riverfront Observatory Initiative)