The event will consist of a panel discussion with experts: Smita Srinivas, Somnath Sen and Gautam Bhan.
Among the greatest challenges facing governments today across the world is rapid urbanization and increasing poverty. Rapid urbanization without adequate planning will be characterized by lack of basic services, substandard housing, overcrowding, hazardous locations, lack of employment, insecurity of tenure and social exclusion, beginning signs of all that we are already beginning to witness. Is it time to panic? We believe it is definitely time to think…and act. The Indian Institute for Human Settlements aims at training these practitioners to address India’s complex urban challenges and create more equitable, inclusive, sustainable, secure and prosperous settlements.
Come be part of an interesting discussion at IIHS on “Transforming Challenges into Opportunities in Urban Development”.