Urbanization is a major challenge for India, where cities are expected to play a major role in the country’s economic future — yet still today lack proper planning and management. A top expert on the issue shares her insights and suggestions moving forward.

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About the author

  • Isher Judge Ahluwalia

    Isher Judge Ahluwalia is chair of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, where she also leads the Research and Capacity Building Program on Urbanization in India. Previously, she chaired the High-Powered Expert Committee on Urban Infrastructure and Services, and is currently a board member of the Urban Institute of India.