High on skyscrapers
Book>> Triumph of the city: How our greatest invention makes us richer, smarter, greener, healthier, and happier • by Edward Glaeser &…
Increased funding for bamboo project
China's stupendous success in exploiting bamboo for economic gains appears to have prompted India to follow suit. The heightened interest in this …
100 per cent FDI in housing
Will Maharashtra boom or boomerang?
A deadly nexus between government officials and builders reduce most of Gujarat's homes to rubbles
No signs of science
2022 तक कैसे पूरा होगा 'सबके लिए घर' का सपना, तीन साल में बने केवल 37.6 फीसदी मकान
पिछले तीन वर्षों (2017 से 2020) में केवल 29,85,212 घर ही बन पाए हैं जबकि 79,44,126 घरों के निर्माण को स्वीकृति दी गई थी
क्या प्रवासी मजदूरों के सैलाब को रोक सकते थे सस्ते किराए के मकान?
सोशल रेंटल हाउसिंग को लेकर भारत में बात तो कई सालों से चल रही है, लेकिन लॉकडाउन के दौरान यह स्पष्ट हो गया कि ...
COVID-19: What about housing for poor?
Union government’s housing scheme tragets derailed; low-income house buyers face increasingly volatile financial markets
How 2019 was for an average Indian household and the planet
Latest Government data debunks several tall claims of the government itself; On the other hand, at least 5 reports said the world's currnt …
How we lost the art of manipulating microclimate
The current mass housing construction is in contrast from the traditional urban forms of the city, which had smaller shaded spaces, were more …
Counting them in
Simply put: The budget amid a pandemic
Down To Earth’s cartoonist Sorit Gupto analyses the budget for the next financial year through his cartoons
Rewind 2018: Urbanisation creates chaos in India
Challenges and possible solutions to the rising population in urban areas
Earthquake disaster not limited to death toll
While many affected areas in Afghanistan are conflict-ridden, Pakistan faces administrative challenges
When wind and water run riot
The killer cyclone that hit Andhra Pradesh in 1977 will long be remembered as India's worst natural calamity of this century. But that we still …
Gujarat is paying a heavy price for a calamity that is by far the biggest government-made disaster since Independence. As the state crawls out …
फेस मास्क से बनेगी सड़कें, कोरोना से उत्पन्न कचरे से मिलेगा छुटकारा : शोध
दो लेन की सड़क के सिर्फ एक किलोमीटर बनाने के लिए रिसाइकल सामग्री में लगभग 30 लाख मास्क का उपयोग होगा
As told to Parliament (September 16, 2020): No data on sanitation worker deaths amid COVID-19
All that was discussed in the House through the day
Slums on rent
Dhaka has seen a sharp rise in privately owned slums. Are these a better alternative to 'squatter settlements' common in India?
'Redevelopment disguises landgrab'
Dharavi survey eliminates tenants
Majority of residents may not be eligible for free housing
Jharkhand tribals build their own government homes
How India remains poor: As many as 22 states have become poorer
Latest NITI Aayog counts no state as ‘achiever’; overall performance of most ‘performing’, ‘laggard’ states …
Three-year action plan identifies gaps in rural development schemes
Over the next three years, the government wants to focus on strengthening implementation and monitoring of existing schemes
The rot has set in the construction sector. A dysfunctional clearance system has led to a series of building collapses in the recent past. …