Category Archives: Development

Backwash Effect (Economic)

Economic growth provides benefits and costs in the region in which it occurs. It has a positive impact on nearby localities if jobs, population, and wealth spill over into these communities. Alternatively, it has adverse effects on the nearby localities … Continue reading

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Re-Imaging the City by Maheen Naaz

            Thinking about the future is no easy task to accomplish, as we don’t know what is going to come up in the following years. However, there is a lot of interest in such question that what a future city … Continue reading

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Mumbai: A City of Class Divide

Mumbai is a city laden with class divide. An American photographer, through drone photography, has brought into clear focus the stark divide between the rich and poor in India’s financial capital. An Urban Jungle On his official website, Miller describes … Continue reading

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Rag Pickers of India:An Informal Waste Disposal System

Last post analyses a vital question to a boy that what he will become in life. Many in India has not an attractive career path to follow. They become Rag Pickers on streets. They are a vital part of our … Continue reading

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