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"The growth of cities as I.T. hubs has opened up new avenues of employment, but has also created new problems". Substantiate this statement with examples (Q. No. 20, CSE 2017, 250 words, 15 Marks)
With a brief background of quality of urban life in India, introduce the objectives and strategy of the 'Smart City Programme." (Q. No. 11, CSE 2016, 200 words, 12.5 Marks)
Major cities of India are becoming vulnerable to flood conditions. Discuss. (Q. No. 17, CSE 2016, 200 words, 12.5 Marks)
Discuss the changes in the trends of labor migration within and outside India in the last four decades. (Q. No. 11, CSE 2015, 200 words, 12.5 Marks)
Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata are the three Mega cities of the country but the air pollution is much more serious problem in Delhi as compared to the other two. Why is this so? (Q. No. 15, CSE 2015, 200 words, 12.5 Marks)
Smart cities in India cannot sustain without smart villages. Discuss this statement in the backdrop of rural urban integration. (Q. No. 19, CSE 2015, 200 words, 12.5 Marks)
Discuss the various social problems which originated out of the speedy process of urbanization in India. (Q. No. 15, CSE 2013, 200 words, 10 Marks)
Bring out the causes for the formation of heat islands in the urban habitat of the world. (Q. No. 20 A, CSE 2013, 100 words, 5 Marks)
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