Centre for Urban Research is a Non-Profit Organization (NPO) registered under Sec. 25 of Company Act 1956.
Started as an Urban Governance project in Coastal Karnataka in 1998 with Technology Informatics Design Endeavour (TIDE), Bangalore. URC evolve as a response for a multi-professional approach to address the urban issues, in 2004.
Socially relevant research to contribute to a responsible civil society for responsive governane in urban areas.
Facilitate the creation of spaces for mutual interaction, networking and enhanced relationships of civil society with the local governments through action research in urban areas.