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News on Urbanization

12 April 2013
Having lost intervening centuries when cities across the world came into their own, Indian cities are struggling to play catch-up
A recent report by McKinsey Global also places India at the forefront of urban uncertainty. With rapid urbanization, the country's towns will populate to dangerously high levels. In barely 10-12 years 35 cities will grow into megacities, each with a population in excess of 10 million.
Unfortunately, urban planning is still in a nascent state in India, borne out by the fact that not a single city has a proper waste management system.