Policy links to India’s Urbanization
HRIDAY: Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana
Articles on India’s Smart Cities
A regularly curated resource on Smart cities in the global South
City specific resources
2031 Master Plan, from Varanasi Development Authority
Sustainable Development of Heritage City Varanasi, from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi
Chandigarh: Urban Planning Concepts – A Comparative Study with Residential Development, QT8, Milano, by Gauri Avasak Natasha Mathur Pardhu Kamineni
Le Corbusier’s Master Plan, from Chandigarh Government
City of Chandigarh, from Architectuul
Development Timeline of Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, from NIUA-CIDCO Smart City Lab
Navi Mumbai: Promising Future for Largest Planned City, by Urban Vaastu
Bhamare, Vinayak Nago, ‘Nashik City: A Study in Urban Geography’, (doctoral thesis, Tilak Maharashta University, Pune, 2014)
Tekton: A Journal of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, by MES Pillai Architecture College, Navi Mumbai
Urban Expansion Observatory India, a project measuring the quality of urban expansion from 1990-2010 using high-resolution imagery.
Urbanization Blog, by the Centre for Policy Research
Araya, Daniel, ed., Smart Cities as Democratic Ecologies (Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).
Campbell, Tim, Beyond Smart Cities: How Cities Network, Learn and Innovate (Abingdon, Oxon, New York: Earthscan, 2012).
Datta, Ayona, ‘India’s Eco-city? Urbanisation, environment and mobility in the making of Lavasa’, Environment and Planning C, 30.6 (2012), 982–996.
Datta, Ayona, ‘A 100 Smart Cities, a 100 Utopias’, Dialogues in Human Geography, 5.1 (2015), 49-53.
Datta, Ayona, ‘New Urban Utopias of Postcolonial India: Entrepreneurial Urbanization and the Smart City in Gujarat’, Dialogues in Human Geography, 5.1 (2015), 3-22.
Kalia, R., ‘Bhubanesvwar: Contrasting Visions in Traditional Indian and Modern European Architecture’, Journal of Urban History 23.2 (1997), 164–191.
Kalia, R., Chandigarh: The Making of an Indian City (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990).
Kalia, R., Gandhinagar: Building National Identity in Postcolonial India (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2004).
Komninos, Nicos, The Age of Intelligent Cities: Smart Environments and Innovation-for-all trategies (New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015).
Marvin, Simon, and Andrés Luque-Ayala and Colin McFarlane, eds., Smart Urbanism: Utopian Vision or False Dawn? (London: Routledge, 2015).
Picon, Antoine, Smart Cities: Theory and Criticism of a Self-fulfilling Ideal (Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2015).
Shaw, A., ‘Town Planning in Postcolonial India, 1947–1965: Chandigarh Re-examined’, Urban Geography, 30.8 (2009), 857–878.
Townsend, Anthony M., Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia (New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2014).