Identifying Local Area Development Indicators for an Indian City

Richa Ankush Pathe1, Anupama Sharma2
1Ar. Richa Ankush Pathe, Department of Architecture, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (M.P.), India.
2Dr. Anupama Sharma, Professor, Department of Architecture, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (M.P.), India.
Manuscript received on May 29, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on June 09, 2019. | Manuscript published on June 15, 2019. | PP: 29-32 | Volume-3 Issue-10, June 2019. | Retrieval Number: J02860631019/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Urbanization can be defined as increase in the number of people that are living in the urban areas or a gradual rise in the proportion of people residing in the urban areas. It is an eventual process that happens in any of the developing countries. In developing country housing, physical infrastructure, social infrastructure, environmental aspects, economy and governance are the major areas to be worked upon to ensure development. Apart from the various programs, grants and schemes implemented at national and local level to cater the urban development issues related to physical development, there are many measurement tools at international and local levels to rank cities as per the physical amenities and facilities available to its residents to identify the cities needing urgent physical development. The paper intends to compare the physical development indicators of these measurement tools that have been developed to prepare ranking of cities as per the amenities and opportunities are available to its people, at local and international tier, to identify local area physical development indicators for Indian city.
Keywords: City, Indicators, Infrastructure, Local Area, Physical Development.