The Concept of Urban Sustainability : The Key Component In Achieving Sustainable Development of Cities

Authors(2) :-Dr. Mohan Singh Panwar, Sristi Thapliyal

The growing urbanization in India is a major problem for the policy makers and planners. For tackling this situation there is a need for sustainable urban development. Urban development should be in harmony with nature. This paper attempts to understand the problems faced by the cities in achieving urban sustainability. It also highlights the different studies done on developing an urban sustainable index and the dimensions which are used in these studies. It also elucidates the challenges which are faced while developing a sustainability indicator. Not a lot of research has been done in India regarding the development of an urban sustainable index. Hence the researchers should focus more on this and try to develop an index for the cities. These index will help the city planners to plan for the city development accordingly.

Authors and Affiliations

Dr. Mohan Singh Panwar
Associate Professor, Department of Geography, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar,Uttarakhand, India
Sristi Thapliyal
Corresponding Author, Research Scholar,Department of Geography, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar,Uttarakhand, India

Urban Sustainability, Sustainability, Indicators, Sustainable Development, Urban Sustainability Index

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Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 8 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 958-963
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1738199
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Dr. Mohan Singh Panwar, Sristi Thapliyal, " The Concept of Urban Sustainability : The Key Component In Achieving Sustainable Development of Cities", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp.958-963, November-December-2017.
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