Comparative Analysis of International and Local Ranking Organisation Themes: an Approach to Identify the need of Physical Development in India
Richa Ankush Pathe1, Anupama Sharma2
1Ar, Richa Ankush Pathe, Department of Architecture, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (M.P.), India.
2Dr. Anupama Sharma, Professor, Department of Architecture, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (M.P.), India.
Manuscript received on June 05, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on June 11, 2019. | Manuscript published on June 15, 2019. | PP: 83-87 | Volume-5, Issue-12, June 2019. | Retrieval Number: L11390651219/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Urbanization is simultaneously a boon and a threat, as it reflects economic development on one hand and on the other hand affects urban environment adversely. Urban planning and its development issues is and would be a well- established concern cited at various international and national agendas. Urbanization has led to urban development issues like gap in demand and supply of physical services, lack of green spaces, unhygienic streets etc, hence contributing to the degradation of quality of living in cities. Though urban cities aim to provide healthy environment to its population. Urban development issues like inadequate physical services, fall in economic prosperity and rise in social discontent among the urban population, making the population suffer. The paper intends to undergo comparative analysis of various measurement tools that have been developed to rank cities in accordance to the physical amenities and facilities available to its resident, at international and local levels, for identifying the need to focus on physical development in India.
Keywords: Index, Indices, Infrastructure, Physical Development, Urbanization.