Audio podcast: Why urban transformation is important

Ashraf Engineer

January 27, 2021

India’s urban population is increasing exponentially, with more than 33% of India’s 1.3 billion people now living in cities. It’s only a matter of time before a majority of Indians are city dwellers. However, urban infrastructure is not keeping pace. As a result, the quality of life is plummeting. Qutub Mandviwala, chief architect of the much-talked-about Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment in Mumbai, talks to All Indians Matter about the challenges before urban transformation in India and potential solutions.


Cover picture: Artist’s impression of a transformed Bhendi Bazaar. Courtesy: SBUT