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Natural Cities

Cities should be able to manage themselves and be self-sustaining, with a single energy input. This article presents the idea of natural cities.

Delhi-Mumbai Corridor

Coming out of a key recommendation of the McKinsey Global Institute report on India's urbanisation in the coming decades, the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor project envisages the establishment of several new cities, industrial nodes, ports, airports and high-speed rail and road lines over six states. However, as is typical of such research and policy vision documents that have been farmed out to international corporate consultants, the project analysis relies on several arguable assumptions about resource availability, especially of water in a severely water-defi cit region.

Water and Carrying Capacity of a City: Delhi

Depending on natural and strategic location the expansion of a city will be bound by some limits, which may be termed the carrying capacity of the city. A report of a study estimating available water resources for Delhi and the population that it can support.

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