Delhi is a fast growing megalopolis, which also contributes to the growth of the National Capital Region (NCR). The urban planning approach has gone through quite some change in India.
The book is a testimony to the changes that have taken place in the last two decades in our approach in making a Master Plan. Author has emphasized that policies and strategies change, but they maintain the continuity of the overall planning objective.
This book is organized into three sections. The first section is ‘Contemporary Planning’ which consists of chapters based on policies and strategies adopted in the Master Plan to deal with current socio-political issues. The second section deals with planning practices suitable to our conditions. The third section discusses planning techniques like Remote Sensing and GIS, available to planners for monitoring and mapping urban sprawl.