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Sustainable Urbanisation

During the last four and half decades, 5-6 million people have been added to urban India every year. The country has one of the largest urban systems with 289 million in 2001, which is projected to increase to around 605-618 million during 2021-2025. However, the key urban concern is the growing gap between demand and supply of basic services. While there has been a steady growth in the housing stock, infrastructure and services, the gaps between demand and supply have been rising, even in terms of conservative norms.

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