Hon’able Minister K. J. George, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Jamshyd Godrej, Madhav Pai, Aniruddha Dasgupta and V Ravichandar lead discourse at the Unlock Bengaluru (#UnlockBLR) conference in the city of Bengaluru on 9 July 2016. WRI India started participating in the Bengaluru dialogue in 2007, when Chief Secretary Mr. P.B.
A Mother and Her Child Wait to Board Ahmedabad’s Bus Rapid Transit System, Janmarg. Photo by Meena Kadri / Flickr India is at a crossroads, and how its cities develop in the coming several years will shape its future for generations. While only about one-third of Indians currently live in cities, that number will nearly double from 420 million to 800 million by 2050. Whether those people live in safe, productive and clean communities will depend on how India’s leaders guide urban growth.