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03 Jul, 2020

For enterprises working in water, energy and waste management sectors, the lockdown has created a moment for introspection. Some enterprises are seeking ways to safely sustain or scale existing operations, while others are modifying their solutions or innovating new ones to find a new purpose during the lockdown.
 

01 Jul, 2020

Smart Responses to COVID-19: How Indian Cities are Fighting through Action and Innovation (Volume I)’,  a Smart Cities Mission report compiled by WRI India spotlights how 25 smart cities are combating the pandemic through innovative measures across 5 key areas.

29 Jun, 2020

Informal sector holds the key to Indian economy’s revival post-Covid. Government must have plans in place to help them prosper.

18 Jun, 2020

With India in its third phase of lockdown, and with the loosening of travel restrictions, the question now is: how will this pandemic impact people's movements and activities going forward?

12 Jun, 2020

The struggling bus transport sector has received a massive blow due to the Covid-19 crisis. It is estimated that the bus transport sector will lose around Rs 1.5 lakh crore in 2020 due to no and low-ridership amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

05 Jun, 2020

With new studies linking Covid-19 risk to bad air, India must collect and systematically study data from before, during and after the lockdown, and develop long-term strategies to reduce both indoor and outdoor pollution.

01 Jun, 2020

Across the world, cities are using this opportunity to rebuild smarter and more efficient public system. Meanwhile, India is witnessing increased use of personal vehicles.

28 May, 2020

New mobility companies, such as operators of ride-hailing apps, vehicle-sharing networks, and route planners, are poised to become a more sought-after option in the post-lockdown commute.

17 May, 2020

Dr. OP Agarwal (CEO, WRI India) focuses on how transport systems must be so designed that passengers are at a safe enough distance from each other.

14 May, 2020

To kick start our economy while adhering to social distancing, it is important for us to be open to new ideas, adapt smartly and reinvent our urban mobility system writes Dr. OP Agarwal (CEO, WRI India).