Bangalore: A test case for Govt, policymakers, urban planners

‘Bangalore: A test case for Govt, policymakers, urban planners’ At a Public Policy talk at IIM Bangalore, Dr. Kalpana Gopalan says the city need to be reimagined. R Kaushalendra Rao reports

22 May, 2019: The PGPPM Class of 2019-20, at IIM Bangalore, hosted Dr. Kalpana Gopalan, an accomplished and experienced serving IAS officer and an alumna of IIMB, on May 22. In her talk, she traced the city’s growth story from humble beginnings to a heaving metropolis. She also described the socio-cultural influences that shape the character of the city, which she called “a contested space”. The focus on urbanization is timely as projections point to the fact that while it took nearly 40 years (from 1971 to 2008) for India’s…

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