India’s census towns face a governance deficit

India’s census towns face a governance deficit

Governed by panchayats, it is impossible for them to get infrastructure, services a municipality would have provided
New paths to urbanization, from farms to factories

New paths to urbanization, from farms to factories

Job creation in India’s census towns, though on a large scale, has not benefited everyone
Led by census towns, migration mixes up urbanization

Led by census towns, migration mixes up urbanization

Census towns are largely the outcome of local populace forcing a change in their rural settings
Rurban India: The new consumer frontier

Rurban India: The new consumer frontier

One consequence of the urbanization defined by the spurt in census towns has been changes in buying preferences
Moving people and morphing places

Moving people and morphing places

New census towns have accounted for 30% of the reclassification from rural to urban in the last 10 years

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New ‘census’ towns showcase new India
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New ‘census’ towns showcase new India

As opposed to conventional urban sprawls, the new urbanization is rapidly incorporating villages into its fold
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