Mainstreaming Urban Resilience Planning in Indian Cities: A Policy Perspective (TERI/Rockefeller Foundation)

A policy perspective prepared with support from the Rockefeller Foundation for the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) in India.

Pretty comprehensive overview about the Resiliency approach in India.

TERI: The Energy & Resources Institute
Rockefeller Foundation

‘Urbanomics’ of Indian Cities_Blog of Gulzar Nataraj

 Gulzar Nataraj, an alumni of Harvard, runs an interesting blog on ‘Urbanomics’. In this post, based on the McKinsey Report 2010, he reflects on some VERY interesting details of the urbanisation process in India. He compares with China and some countries of the global North.

The ‘Chief Mythology Officer’ of India Devadutt Pattanaik speaks about business in a very different way_2013

Devadutt Pattanaik  uses  mythology in a VERY AMUSING way to look at modern business, globalization, innovation, collaboration, diversity/efficiancy etc.

Pattanaik also believes to understand India one has to understand the essence of Indian Mythology. Enjoy this 39 min presentation at the NASSCOM conference 2013.

Devdutt Pattanaik

McKinsey Report_Urban Awakening in India_2010

McKinsey has been doing some major research on the urban challenge of India. Of course they have a strong business approach…

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1. Listen to their 8 minute podcast of an interview with Shirish Sankhe and Richard Dobbs (good intro)

2. 230 page report on issues of urbanization (you’ll also find an executive summary)

McKinsey Report on Indian Cities