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India's urban development plan most comprehensive: Puri

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Union Housing and on Monday said that has undertaken the "most comprehensive" planned urbanisation programme in the world.

In his address at the session on "Building a better through Urban Development" here, the said that till 2030, 700-900 million sqare metre of urban space would have to be developed every year to accommodate 40 per cent of the total Indian population, according to a statement by CII.

He added that the kind of planned urbanisation which is sought will not solely be decided by the but the urban local bodies also need to be included in planning and development.

By 2030, cities would contribute around 66 per cent of the country's Gross Domestic Product and close to 90 per cent of tax collection, noted.

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First Published: Mon, April 09 2018. 20:36 IST
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