Disaster risk management can no longer remain isolated from the overall strategy of sustainable development. It is important to ensure that all potential risks of disasters and the mechanisms of reducing the risks of disasters are factored into each of the Sustainable Development Goals.
The study is part of the Eco-City project that will enable Navi Mumbai to move towards environmental sustainability.
The software city is in dire need of smart waste management systems, clean water and energy access, and regulatory mechanisms to check worsening air quality. The role of citizen's initiatives and urban local bodies is crucial for good governance and efficient delivery systems.