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Urbanisation key to driving growth engines Editorial 3rd Aug’19 FinancialExpress

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Headline : Urbanisation key to driving growth engines Editorial 3rd Aug’19 FinancialExpress

Details :

Development and urbanisation:

Example of China:

India lagging the world in urbanisation:

Leads to inequity:

Rural areas with agriculture dependency can only see little progress:

Leading to urban migration:

But our current urban areas can mostly only accommodate contract labour:

Indian urbanisation skewed towards just a few cities and towns:

Deficit infra in these urban areas:

Need a systemic plan for urban migration:

While expanding to 5,000 towns, certain critical aspects must be incorporated:

  1. Infrastructure and connectivity:
  1. Labour-intensive industry (LII) clusters:
  1. New sustainable technologies:
  1. Planning for capacity:

Conclusion:

Importance:

GS Paper III: Economy

Section : Editorial Analysis
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