Kaaludaari Bengaluru

Kaaludaari Bengaluru

A city-wide network of walkable streets can shift a significant number of people from motorised transport for a lot of short trips.

UMTA Now!!

UMTA Now!!

Bengaluru needs a unified, comprehensive and empowered transport planning authority urgently.

A New, Urban India

A New, Urban India

A roadmap for urbanisation in the country, which identifies challenges in law, policy and practice, and recommends specific steps to solve them.

Matthondu Cauvery

Matthondu Cauvery

A practical plan to raise water availability to Bengaluru by up to 1500 MLD.

Plan Bengaluru

Plan Bengaluru

The report of the Agenda for Bengaluru Infrastructure and Development (ABIDe) Task Force.

State of the City <br>Reports

State of the City <br>Reports

Summary notes identifying what's wrong in each sector of development in the city, what's working, and what remains to be done.

State Urban Policy <br>* Draft

State Urban Policy <br>* Draft

Final report of the committee to draft the State Urban Development Policy (submitted in 2010, but not adopted).

Report of the <br>TDR Committee

Report of the <br>TDR Committee

Recommendations made by the Committee on Transferable Development Rights - Lessons from elsewhere, and the pros and cons of their use in Karnataka

Decongesting <br>Bengaluru

Decongesting <br>Bengaluru

An action plan for managing traffic and transport in the city, combining infrastructure development and a focus on sustainable mobility options - presented to inter ministerial committee.

Accelerating <br>Sustainability

Accelerating <br>Sustainability

The motivation for my work at Factor 4 - arguing why the focus on ensuring rapid adoption of sustainable practices needs to be distinct from a focus on sustainability itself.

Dumping Saaku

Dumping Saaku

Legislation proposed to the Assembly of the State of Karnataka to end the practice of dumping municipal solid waste in villages.

Documents and Notes

 

Over the years, I've put together a few thoughts on the challenges we face in urbanisation, development, learning, and on Bengaluru. In addition, there are also several reports that I have written jointly with others.