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TitleUrban environmental management : the Indian experience
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication1996
AuthorsSingh, BN, Maitra, S, Sharma, R
Paginationxvi, 336 p. fig., maps, photogr., tab.
Date Published1996-05-01
PublisherHuman Settlement Management Institute
Place PublishedNew Delhi, India
Keywordsadvocacy, best practices, cab97/2, capacity building for the urban environment project (india), case studies, community participation, environment, environmental management, government organizations, health aspects, india, infrastructure, local level, non-governmental organizations, planning, pollution control, sanitation, solid wastes, sustainability, ue njb, urban areas, wetlands

This volume is a collection of ten working papers based on a report on ten best practices in urban environmental management in India, which were compiled as part of the Capacity Building for The Urban Environment Project. The document contains the following papers: Power to the people : the local government context (Times Research Foundation, Calcutta); Carrying capacity based regional planning (National Institute of Urban Affairs, New Delhi); NGOs/civil societies and urban environmental advocacy (Development Associates, Lucknow); Integrated low-cost sanitation : Indian experiences (Sulabh International Institute of Technical Research and Training, New Delhi); City-wide "Best Practices" in solid waste management collection, transportation and disposal (HSMI/WMC of UIFW, New Delhi); Environmental and health improvement in Jajmau Area, Kanpur : lessons and experiences for wider replication (Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi); An approach to pollution prevention in electroplating sector (Development Alternatives, New Delhi); Integrated study on wetlands conservation and urban growth : a case of Calcutta's wetlands (Institute of Wetlands Management and Ecological Design, Calcutta); Sustainable urban development : a case of Navi Mumbai (New Bombay) (City & Industrial Development Corporation, Mumbai (Bombay); and Community based sanitation and environmental improvement programme : experiences of Indore, Baroda and Ahmedabad (Himanshu Parikh, Ahmedabad).

NotesIncludes references
Custom 1305.40, 822
Original PublicationProblems and issues in urban environmental management : experiences of ten best practices




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