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Pune Goes Global With Increasingly Taller Skyline

Pune is also set to see more transit-oriented development going forward, as more high-rise buildings along the proposed metro and other mass rapid transport routes have been allowed to align with global urbanization trends. A maximum FSI (floor space index) of 4 is being given in such cases to encourage densification.

Re-imagining India’s Informal Housing Challenge

The convergence of schemes such as the Housing for All and Smart Cities missions will be most appropriate to achieve optimal results with proper implementation. Isolated policies will yield much lower results. Overall, the goals for urban development in India should be to create sustainable, inclusive and smart urban centers with good housing standards and participation of the private sector.