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Urbanisation in India

Urbanisation in India

past and present : professor Nisith Ranjan Ray birth centenary volume

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Published by Institute of Historical Studies in collaboration with Bolpur College, Birbhum, Distributed by Reader"s Service in Kolkata .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urbanization -- India -- History -- Congresses,
  • Urbanization -- India -- West Bengal -- History -- Congresses

  • About the Edition

    Commemorative volume on Nisith Ranjan Ray, b. 1911, historian from West Bengal, India; papers presented at a seminar held at Bolpur during 6-7 March 2005.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Chittabrata Palit.
    GenreCongresses
    ContributionsRay, Nisith Ranjan, 1911-, Palit, Chittabrata., Institute of Historical Studies (Calcutta, India)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT147.I4 U74 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination344 p. :
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24034297M
    LC Control Number2009310004

    Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA) Abstract. In recent years there has been an increasing realisation that urbanisation is set to accelerate with India’s transition to faster economic growth, but there is still an inadequate understanding about the need to plan for urbanisation and for translating these Cited by: 2. Figures from the CIA World Fact book revealed percent of Singapore residents live in urban areas and it has an urbanization rate of percent. Nauru is the world's second most urbanized country, with percent of residents living in urban areas and a percent rate of urbanization.

    In , approximately a third of the total population in India lived in cities. The trend shows an increase of urbanization by almost 4 percent in the last decade, meaning people have moved away. Urbanization is closely linked to modernization, industrialization, and the sociological process of rationalization. Urbanization is not merely a modern phenomenon, but a rapid and historic transformation of human social roots on a global scale, whereby predominantly rural culture is being rapidly replaced by predominantly urban culture.

    South Asia:: India. All Space Capital Places Landscapes Misc. The Ganges River forms the largest tide-dominated delta in the world where it empties into the Bay of Bengal. This false-color satellite image vividly displays the large amount of sediment (violet), carried from as far away as the Himalayas, that precipitates when it abruptly.   The effects of unbridled urbanization are inescapable in India’s capital city. Smog blankets landmarks like India Gate in winter, delaying flights at the airport due to poor visibility.


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