AN INTRODUCTION TO THE NEED, IMPORTANCE AND APPLICATION OFSUSTAINABLE URBAN RENEWAL IN INDIAN CONTEXT.
Hence the international conceptions of renewal and redevelopment require a fresh improvisation inIndian context. Over the past two decades, India has made sustained progress on a scale, size and pace that is unprecedented in its own history. A low-income country with mass poverty at the time of Independence in 1947, India now has a diminishing pool of very poor people and is poised to crossthe threshold to join the ranks of the wo
-income countries. Over the past 62 years, thecountry has been successful on a number of fronts. The city slums and the inadequate and over strained urban facilities are manifestations of the migration of the poor and the poverty in villages.Tackling this problem of urban inadequacies and facilitating the lives of the urban poor into one of comfort will only encourage further migration. The solution to the urban poverty lies in the villages.Pouring vast sums of money in the cities for improving the lives of urban poor and finding them jobswould be treating the symptoms instead of the malaise. It is in this context the government should work for the development of rural segment as an overall national economic strategy. As KempRonald Hope Sr. Says in his book Development in the Third World "rural development means the far reaching transformation of social and economic institutions, structure, relationships, and processes inany rural area.
Keywords: Physical Infrastructure, Social Infrastructure, Sustainable Urban Renewal, JNNURM,Stream: Urban Economics and SociologyPaper: An Introduction to the Need, Importance and Application of Sustainable Urban Renewal inIndian context.Done by: Venkatesh.R.K, Sem 6.Definitions:
* The clearing and rebuilding and redevelopment of urban slums.* Programs to revitalize old, blighted sections of inner cities.* The redevelopment or rehabilitation of real property in a city, usually as the result of acooperative effort by private developers and local government.* The procedure of condemning private land as a blighted area and having it torn down andrebuilt.