The Hungry Cities Project
A collaborative international study on informal food enterprises
Anubhava@IIHS Urban Fellows Programme 2017-18 Exposure Trip Slide Capacity Building Programmes
for Urban Practitioners


Environmental changes have significant impacts on people’s lives and livelihoods, particularly the urban poor and those living in informal settlements.

Urbanisation Journal

Urbanisation journal is a platform that brings together interdisciplinary scholarship on the urban


Sustainable Urban Development in India: Role of Urban Design and Planning

25 June 2021 | 6 pm IST

Date: 20 August 2021 | 7pm on Zoom

Public Texts with

Jairam Ramesh

The August edition of Public Texts features Member of Parliament Jairam Ramesh with his latest work, ‘The Light of Asia: The Poem that Defined The Buddha’.  He will be in conversation with IIHS Director Aromar Revi and will discuss the literary, cultural, political and social history of the epoch and the fascinating story of Sir Edwin Arnold’s poem
‘The Light of Asia’.

19 August 2021

New Course Launch

Housing Justice: A View from Indian Cities

IIHS, in collaboration with Coursera, has designed the online course ‘Housing Justice: A View from Indian Cities’. The five module, self-paced course introduces learners to different approaches to housing justice, bringing together material, ecological, social and spatial approaches to housing.

19 August 2021

Course on Writing and Disseminating

Grey Literature

IIHS, in collaboration with Coursera, has released a six week, self-paced online course ‘Writing and Disseminating Grey Literature’. It is designed to help researchers, academics and development sector professionals reach their research work to a wider audience. It takes learners through the process of writing opinion pieces, data stories, photo essays and creating infographics.

Library Exhibition on

Growing Sustainable Cities

The Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture as green infrastructure (UP-AGrI) project and Library teams at IIHS have curated an exhibition on ‘Growing Sustainable Cities’, to explore different urban farming practices and unpack its linkages with urban sustainability and personal wellbeing. Explore our rich collection of books and articles:

UP-AGrI is conducting an online survey to gather inputs on how people in cities practice different kinds of urban agriculture:

August 2020 – May 2021

The Urban Fellows Programme (UFP) | 2020-21

India’s urban transition is unprecedented in scale and complexity. Within it lie both the opportunities of increased economic growth and employment as well as the challenges of persistent inequality, extreme deprivation and environmental degradation. Be a part of shaping this transition.


Read 'India’s Non-metropolitan Agrarian Urbanisation and Urban Agrarianisation' by Barbara Harriss-White in the #IIHSin journal Urbanisation's special issue on Agrarian Urbanisation.
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(1/2) In #FSTPs clusters, the operation and maintenance (O&M) costs are shared by all #ULBs based on their population percentage. Being larger ULBs, O&M costs are higher for the hosts. In #STPs clusters, O&M costs are borne by the host ULB housing the treatment facility alone.


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