Ranjitha Shivaram


Ranjitha Shivaram is a senior research assistant on the Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative at the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program.

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Opinion: Can India's smart city proposals do more on resilience?
3 Apr 2017

To ensure a smart city approach delivers the greatest impact to the global economy, it is crucial to develop platforms that address the specific problems of cities in developing country contexts. The Brookings Institution's Adie Tomer and Ranjitha Shivaram explore how India's $15 billion Smart Cities Mission is a pivotal effort not just for India’s urban agenda, but also for the lessons it offers to other emerging economies.