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32 record(s) found in 'Sustainable Habitat'

 

China has been successful in arresting the number of private cars, says Ms Akshima Tejas Ghate, Associate Director, Transport & Urban Governance Division, TERI.

Developing a financial ecosystem for green developers leveraging on the global best practices and success models would boost the transformative green growth of India, says Mr Sanjay Seth, Senior Director, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI.

To make sustainable and high performance buildings, the right combination of passive and active design strategies must be used to minimise resource use, says Ms Chitrangada Bisht, Programme Manager & Area Convenor, Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment Council, Sustainable Habitat division, TERI.

Regulating the manufacture of e-rickshaws, to bring about standardisation and uniformity in design, is essential, says Ms Akshima T Ghate, Associate Director, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI.

The Railway Minister has made it clear that he is ready to bring a turnaround in the railways by seeking investments for its modernisation and expansion plan, says Mr Shri Prakash, Distinguished Fellow, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI.

As a long-term strategy, cities need to switch to a gender sensitive urban development and public transport planning that are responsive to mobility needs and constraints of women, says Ms Akshima T Ghate, Associate Director, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI.

In addition to developing a structure for the smart city proposals, an appropriate regulatory process needs to be drawn up to ensure efficiencies in their operation with minimal government intervention and leakages, says Mr Sarbojit Pal, Fellow along with co-author Ms Sushmita Singha, Consultant, Lucid Solutions.

Systematic capacity building of the local bodies is necessary at the proposal implementation stage to monitor and manage the new smart city projects for effective, well-resourced and democratically accountable urban governance, says Ms Raina Singh, Associate Fellow, Sustainable Habitat division, TERI.

We need a package of measures if we are serious about success of one principal Transport Demand Management (TDM) strategy, which in Delhi's case seem to be the odd-even system at the moment, says Ms Akshima Tejas Ghate, Fellow, Sustainable Habitat division, TERI.

The journey so far on the development path has become clearly unsustainable and needs a drastic change towards improving resource efficiency and bringing to use low carbon technologies for sustainable and inclusive development, says Mr Shri Prakash, Distinguished Fellow, Sustainable Habitat division, TERI.

 

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