Objectives

The India Urban Conference: Evidence and Experience (IUC) is intended to produce specific and actionable proposals for public and private action toward a more inclusive, sustainable urban development. The following are IUC objectives:
 
  • To make urban, applied research relevant to an increased spectrum of stakeholders including academics, civil societies, policy think tanks, research institutes, media, private sector, and citizens.
     
  • To leverage experience to generate useful evidence to promote applied research and responsive policy-making.
     
  • To create new research initiatives and/ or collaborations with a potential for creating tangible changes/ reforms for the benefit of urban India and its context.
     
  • To identify and explore research issues affecting urban India, by exploring through a perspective of eight selected themes.
     
  • Publish research papers and evidence presented/ discussed in the form of case-books, web publications, and potentially a special issue of a journal.