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Planning for Human Settlements in India-Spatial Perspective


  • V.K. Dhar



This paper examines the basis upon which rural and urban areas are classified as such. It looks into various criteria for the above all over the world and re-iterates the Indian definition of an ‘urban’ area. It then examines the role of cities and urban areas as engines of growth and specifies the need for developing rural-urban linkages and planning in a spatial perspective. [Working Paper No. 06-10].

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  • V.K. Dhar, 2010. "Planning for Human Settlements in India-Spatial Perspective," Working Papers id:2455, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:2455
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    rural; urban areas; cities; city; Indian; growth; Human Settlements; SEZs; municipal local areas; villages; population;

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