ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Emerging Patterns of Urban Growth in India

A study of investment in India's metropolitan cities (cities with million-plus population) and their neighbourhoods during the nineties indicates the emergence of urban cores of high investment and the virtual bypassing of the remaining metropolises by liberalisation-fostered growth. As the growth patterns of the 23 metropolises tend to reflect the state of the economies of their respective regions, this bespeaks the widening of interregional economic disparities.

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