Planning for Sustainable
Development of Peri-Urban Areas
By Ramakrishna Nallathiga | March 2, 2022
Urbanisation | Peri-Urban Areas | Sustainability | Development Planning | Governance and Institutions
India has been on a steady march towards becoming a largely urban society for the last few decades. According to Census (2011), India's urban population constituted 32 per cent of the total population, which would have further risen to 35-40 per cent by 2021 (Census survey for 2021 is yet to be made on account of an ongoing pandemic).