This episode of Ek Duniya Ek Awaaz focuses on addressing inequity in urban areas which is one of the biggest challenges. Unless the challenge of inequity is addressed sustainable development in urban India will remain a far car.
The programme also highlights on the need for capacity building of authorities in cities to deal with various urban challenges including preparedness for disaster management.
On September 25th, 2015, member states of the United Nations adopted a set of 17 goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years.
For this episode, we interviewed Dr Shyamala Mani, Consultant, National Institute of Urban Affairs, New Delhi.