May 28, 2018
Night Lights Reveal A Lot About the Indian Economy
While Connaught Place in Delhi or Bandra in Mumbai generate annual GDP in excess of $120 million, that figure plunges to less than $20 million in the fringes of even the leading cities.
April 23, 2018
Mapping India’s GDP
IDFC Institute has developed a web-tool that allows users to view the variation in economic activity across India at a granular level.
January 30, 2018
Webtool to Explore the Spatial Distribution of India's Urban Growth
IDFC Institute and Urban Expansion Observatory has developed a tool to explore urban growth across India
January 19, 2018
CLEAR/J-PAL South Asia hosts Kshitij Batra at a roundtable on data driven decision-making
Kshitij Batra, Junior Fellow at IDFC Institute, discussed his work on mapping India's urbanisation using geospatial data.
January 05, 2018
Launch of Our New Web-mapping Tool!
We have developed a new web-application that allows you to explore the spatial form of India's development over four decades!
October 05, 2017
Reuben Abraham speaks on Urbanisation and Civic Life at WEF India Summit
Reuben Abraham speaks on Urbanisation and Civic Life at WEF India Summit in October 2017
September 16, 2017
Data quoted from IDFC work on estimating India's urbanisation
Data quoted in Livemint article from IDFC work on estimating India's urbanisation
September 04, 2017
How to Kill Cities: A Primer on Unsmart Policies
In this New Indian Express article, Shankkar Aiyar, Visiting Fellow, IDFC Institute talks about the key issues in urban governance that plague Indian cities, using the backdrop of the recent flash floods that brought life in the country's financial c...
September 01, 2017
Analysis of Satellite Imagery for Volume II of the Economic Survey 2017
Excerpts of our work on mapping India's urbanisation over four decades using satellite imagery that was included in Volume II of the Economic Survey released by the Union Ministry of Finance in August 2017.
July 24, 2017
An Emerging Science and Cities, and its Significance to Sustainable Development