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Smart City for a Sustainable Future: Is Delhi Ready?

First Author Affiliation: Department of Economics, Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi; Second Author Affiliation: Malihabad Block Administration (District Lucknow), Government of Uttar Pradesh, India.

 

Abstract: Cities are the geographic nodes around which people gather for their livelihood activities. Various factors like resources, technology, education, medical innovations and environmental developments have shaped modern cities. However, with rapid urbanization and population growth, many cities are facing the problems of degradation, pollution, diseases and a poor quality of life. The major challenges before the urban growth centers have necessitated the formation of smart cities. Sustainable future of a city lies in the development of transport, infrastructure, environment, energy, ICT and people with a sustainability approach. The Government of India has launched a scheme to create hundred smart cities across the country, among which the National Capital of Delhi is a frontrunner. This paper attempts to study the existing infrastructure and facilities in Delhi in order to assess its readiness to be a smart city. It also attempts to analyze the citizens’ perception about Delhi as a smart city through a primary survey. Although there are limitations in the current scenario of economic and environmental performances and people’s perceptions, Delhi makes a strong case for becoming a smart city.

Keywords: smart city, urban infrastructure, Delhi, sustainable development.

 

 

How to Cite:

MPA:
Saha, Anindita R and Neha Singh. “Smart City for a Sustainable Future: Is Delhi Ready?”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 2.1 (2017): 13-23.

APA:
Saha, A.R, & Singh, N. (2017). Smart City for a Sustainable Future: Is Delhi Ready? Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 2(1), 13-23.

Chicago:
Saha, Anindita R and Neha Singh. “Smart City for a Sustainable Future: Is Delhi Ready?”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 2, no. 1, (2017): 13-23.

Harvard:
Saha, A., Singh, N. 2017. Smart City for a Sustainable Future: Is Delhi Ready? Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 2(1), pp. 13-23.

Vancouver:
Saha AR, Singh N. Smart City for a Sustainable Future: Is Delhi Ready? Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development. 2017; 2(1):13-23.

 

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MGNREGA as an Environmental Policy: A Case Study of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand

First Author Affiliation: Department of Economics, Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. Second Author Affiliation: Department of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi.

 

Abstract: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA) is a widely practiced policy of the Government of India in the area of rural employment generation and poverty alleviation. While it has clear economic objectives, it also has a host of environmental benefits. Proper implementation of the scheme can generate a stream of economic, ecological and environmental services. The present study covers three villages of the state Uttarakhand which lies in the midst of the Himalayas. These small, medium and large sized rural areas have gained significantly by MGNREGA. The MGNREGA works have generated employment and income, improved connectivity and reduced migration to urban areas in search of jobs. On the other hand, there have been distinct improvements in the standards of sanitation, resource use, water conservation, etc. However, there is considerable scope in the MGNREGA for improvement in terms of efficiency, institutional support, policy formulation and implementation. The paper brings forward the dual – economic and environmental – benefits of MGNREGA and also highlights improvements which can make it one of the largest and most productive rural employment scheme with significant environmental benefits.

Keywords: MGNREGA, rural development, poverty, employment, environment, energy.

 

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How to Cite:

MPA: 
Saha, Anindita R and Pankaj Bhatt. “MGNREGA as an Environmental Policy: A Case Study of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand.” Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 1.1 (2016): 3-10. 
APA: 
Saha, A.R., & Bhatt, P. (2016). MGNREGA as an Environmental Policy: A Case Study of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 1(1), 3-10. 
Chicago: 
Saha, Anindita R and Pankaj Bhatt. “MGNREGA as an Environmental Policy: A Case Study of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand.” Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 1, no. 1 (2016): 3-10. 
Harvard: 
Saha, A., Bhatt, P. 2016. MGNREGA as an Environmental Policy: A Case Study of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 1(1), pp. 3-10. 
Vancouver: 
Saha AR, Bhatt P. MGNREGA as an Environmental Policy: A Case Study of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development. 2016 Aug 22;1(1):3-10.

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