Niua

CENTRE NAME

Centre for Urbanization and Economic Growth

Understanding urban geographies is key to evaluating how cities come to be where they are, while allowing policymakers to plan for the future of cities across India. Understanding growing urban dynamics of the country and placing cities and towns in a larger geographical context, is something that the NIUA excels in. With technologies like geographical information systems (GIS), it has become easier than ever to employ methods from this discipline to inform decisions related to zoning, urban planning, as well as transit and transportation planning, which can be a key to NIUAs contribution to the growth of urban centres in India. The linkages of these urban areas and economic activity and wide-ranging effects on spatial growth, availability of employment opportunities and livability in urban ecosystems are areas where NIUA is going to focus under this centre. By studying issues through an economic lens, the NIUA will support urban discourse in a vast variety of fields: reducing ghettoisation, promoting economic growth, effectively creating industrial clusters, creating cost effective public housing, among many other pressing issues.

The proposed Centre will serve the following functions:

  • Diagnostic studies of emerging urban patterns and corridors in India
  • Repository of urban data sets and create data tools for evidence based decision making
  • Provide insights on the linkages between economic growth and urbanisation
  • Create capacities to identify growth strategies at the City land region level
  • Develop the culture of evidence-backed research at various levels
  • Strengthen government-industry-academia collaboration

Dr. Umamaheshwaran Rajasekar Project Lead

Raina Singh Senior Fellow

Vaishnavi Shankar Fellow - Urban Resilience

Ashali Bhandari Resilience Fellow (NG)

Raina Singh Senior Fellow

Vaishnavi Shankar Fellow - Urban Resilience

Ashali Bhandari Resilience Fellow (NG)

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Jal Shakti Mantralaya, city-level urban local bodies, multilateral agencies such as Asian Development Bank, World Bank, bilateral agencies such as EU, United States Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Agence Française de Développement, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, etc., philanthropic organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bernard van Leer Foundation, Shakti Foundation, and other national and international academic institutions (Click here for Partner’s List). NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,

  • Climate Centre for Cities
  • Sustainability

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Jal Shakti Mantralaya, city-level urban local bodies, multilateral agencies such as Asian Development Bank, World Bank, bilateral agencies such as EU, United States Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Agence Française de Développement, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, etc., philanthropic organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bernard van Leer Foundation, Shakti Foundation, and other national and international academic institutions (Click here for Partner’s List). NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,

  • Climate Centre for Cities
  • Sustainability

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Jal Shakti Mantralaya, city-level urban local bodies, multilateral agencies such as Asian Development Bank, World Bank, bilateral agencies such as EU, United States Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Agence Française de Développement, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, etc., philanthropic organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bernard van Leer Foundation, Shakti Foundation, and other national and international academic institutions (Click here for Partner’s List). NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,

  • Climate Centre for Cities
  • Sustainability

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Jal Shakti Mantralaya, city-level urban local bodies, multilateral agencies such as Asian Development Bank, World Bank, bilateral agencies such as EU, United States Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Agence Française de Développement, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, etc., philanthropic organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bernard van Leer Foundation, Shakti Foundation, and other national and international academic institutions (Click here for Partner’s List). NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,

  • Climate Centre for Cities
  • Sustainability

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Jal Shakti Mantralaya, city-level urban local bodies, multilateral agencies such as Asian Development Bank, World Bank, bilateral agencies such as EU, United States Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Agence Française de Développement, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, etc., philanthropic organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bernard van Leer Foundation, Shakti Foundation, and other national and international academic institutions (Click here for Partner’s List). NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,

  • Climate Centre for Cities
  • Sustainability

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Jal Shakti Mantralaya, city-level urban local bodies, multilateral agencies such as Asian Development Bank, World Bank, bilateral agencies such as EU, United States Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Agence Française de Développement, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, etc., philanthropic organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bernard van Leer Foundation, Shakti Foundation, and other national and international academic institutions (Click here for Partner’s List). NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,

  • Climate Centre for Cities
  • Sustainability

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Jal Shakti Mantralaya, city-level urban local bodies, multilateral agencies such as Asian Development Bank, World Bank, bilateral agencies such as EU, United States Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Agence Française de Développement, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, etc., philanthropic organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bernard van Leer Foundation, Shakti Foundation, and other national and international academic institutions (Click here for Partner’s List). NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,

  • Climate Centre for Cities
  • Sustainability

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Jal Shakti Mantralaya, city-level urban local bodies, multilateral agencies such as Asian Development Bank, World Bank, bilateral agencies such as EU, United States Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Agence Française de Développement, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, etc., philanthropic organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bernard van Leer Foundation, Shakti Foundation, and other national and international academic institutions (Click here for Partner’s List). NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,

  • Climate Centre for Cities
  • Sustainability

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Jal Shakti Mantralaya, city-level urban local bodies, multilateral agencies such as Asian Development Bank, World Bank, bilateral agencies such as EU, United States Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Agence Française de Développement, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, etc., philanthropic organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bernard van Leer Foundation, Shakti Foundation, and other national and international academic institutions (Click here for Partner’s List). NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,

  • Climate Centre for Cities
  • Sustainability

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Jal Shakti Mantralaya, city-level urban local bodies, multilateral agencies such as Asian Development Bank, World Bank, bilateral agencies such as EU, United States Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Agence Française de Développement, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, etc., philanthropic organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bernard van Leer Foundation, Shakti Foundation, and other national and international academic institutions (Click here for Partner’s List). NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,

  • Climate Centre for Cities
  • Sustainability

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Jal Shakti Mantralaya, city-level urban local bodies, multilateral agencies such as Asian Development Bank, World Bank, bilateral agencies such as EU, United States Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Agence Française de Développement, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, etc., philanthropic organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bernard van Leer Foundation, Shakti Foundation, and other national and international academic institutions (Click here for Partner’s List). NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,

  • Climate Centre for Cities
  • Sustainability

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that

Urban Resilience Unit

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Jal Shakti Mantralaya, city-level urban local bodies, multilateral agencies such as Asian Development Bank, World Bank, bilateral agencies such as EU, United States Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Agence Française de Développement, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, etc., philanthropic organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bernard van Leer Foundation, Shakti Foundation, and other national and international academic institutions (Click here for Partner’s List). NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It touches upon various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India. These research projects include topics such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation, hygiene, preparing city master plans, conservation plans. NIUA also conducts customized training programmes to support and assist Government of India’s flagship campaigns and policies. The Institute works closely with various ministries including Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,

  • Climate Centre for Cities
  • Sustainability

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