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NITI Aayog will launch a report on ‘Reforms in Urban Planning Capacity in India’.
About Report on Reforms in Urban Planning Capacity in India
Prepared by: The Report has been prepared by an advisory committee headed by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman.
Purpose: The report will review the urban planning education system in India and examined the availability, demand and supply of qualified urban planners in the country.
Recommendations: It has given a set of recommendations on various aspects of urban planning. These include interventions for planning healthy cities, optimum utilization of urban land, ramping up human-resource capacities. It also includes recommendations for strengthening urban governance, building local leadership, enhancing the role of the private sector and advancing the urban planning education system.
Urban Planning Related Schemes in India
- Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana(Urban)
- The Urban Learning Internship Programme(TULIP)
- AMRUT Scheme
- Smart Cities Mission
Source: This post is based on the article “NITI Aayog to Launch Report on ‘Reforms in Urban Planning Capacity in India’” published in PIB on 15th September 2021.