Policy and planning documents define eight types of settlement in Delhi, only one of which is termed “planned”. The other seven types of settlement become, by opposition, ‘unplanned’. This ‘unplanned’ city houses the vast majority of Delhi’s residents across the economic spectrum: these settlements include the affluent farmhouses of South Delhi, well-built colonies populated by successful businesspeople, and dense slum-like areas.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsMay, 2015India
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJune, 2015India
Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification that was first promulgated in 1991 and amended over 25 times. Though much has been written about the Notification, the performance of CZMAs and the institutional challenges to implementation have never been studied.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsApril, 2015India, China, Italy
Part of a series of factsheets describing the divisional work
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsFebruary, 2015India
The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act (RFCLARR) was enacted in 2013 replacing the land acquisition policies prevalent in the country since 1894. A year later, the Government of India on December 31, 2014 issued an ordinance making significant changes to the Act including removal of consent clause for acquiring land for areas of industrial corridors, public private partnership (PPP) projects, rural infrastructure, affordable housing and defence.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2015Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines
This issue brief highlights the challenges indigenous peoples experience in securing their customary land rights in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Philippines; hence, this publication specifies recommendations for the government and CSOs in strengthening the recognition to indigenous peoples' rights.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015India
This is the proceedings of a Workshop organized at India International Center, Lodi Road, New Delhi, India by Center for Land Governance, NRMC, Bhubaneswar with the support of The World Bank, New Delhi. In this workshop, the study team shared the state and district-wise WLR maps segregated across caste and economic categories along with temporal trend. Usefulness and relevance of Agriculture Census data, Status of women pattwaris, Inter-state variations around women’s land rights parameters, Operational holdings and tenancy were discussed by the participating experts.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsOctober, 2015India
This new policy brief was commissioned by the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) and has been co-authored by Shalini Bhutani and Kanchi Kohli. It captures in one document the SC’s judgement, the course it has taken there after and the policy options that prevail. The document draws from information collected from government departments in several states & UTs, case papers and media reports to understand what is the status of implementation, the challenges in the realisation of the SC’s commons Judgment and where the strengths lie.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsApril, 2015India
This brief presents an analysis of the actual mechanics of these regulations, and how they relate to each other. In doing so, authoher reaches exactly the opposite conclusion of the government of India and the financial media. The brief find that India’s current system of financial and environmental regulation is jeopardizing India’s financial system for entirely different reasons to those often argued. And the planned “reforms” of this system will exacerbate these growing threats.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsFebruary, 2015Cambodia, India, Indonesia
This briefing paper is an outcome of the project "Strengthening the Documentation and Advocacy Capacity of Indigenous Women for the Advancement of their Rights and Welfare on Land" implemented in Cambodia, India and Indonesia in 2013-2014.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Southern Asia
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