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|Title:||Urban Growth and Changes in Post liberalized India|
International Symposium for the Study of Contemporary India | Journal of Urban and Regional Studies on Contemporary India
University of Tokyo
|Series/Report no.:||15-16 December | 6(1)|
|Abstract:||is paper focuses on growth and changes experienced by smaller urban places as a result of India’s 1991 o cial policy reforms aimed at economic liberalization. Section 1 introduces the structure and scope of the paper. Section 2 highlights the nature of urban growth and delineates the broader context of India’s urbanization using census data and UN statistics. Section 3 examines the economic structure of India’s urban areas using National Sample Survey (NSS) data to highlight its continuities and emerging characteristics. Section 4 reports a eld study of a small town in India’s poorest state to exemplify the dynamics of change in the lower strata of the urban system. Section 5 identi es the major trends, and considers their future implications.|
|Description:||Shaw Annapurna, Department of Public Policy and Management, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Kolkata|
|Appears in Collections:||Public Policy and Management|
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