Self-development is often touted as a model for better urban housing. It is considered an antidote to builder-led redevelopment or resettlement. But financing and sustaining a large self-development project has proven unsuccessful.
In 2019, researchers at the Azim Premji University (APU) proposed the creation of a National Urban Employment Guarantee Programme that addresses the problem of unemployment, underemployment and low wages in the informal urban workforce. The
With the festival of Dasara (or Navratri) just over last week, households like ours have been carefully packing away our statues and dolls till next year. While the Bengalis in Mumbai are immersed in Durga