A Shortage Of Planners In Mumbai, India

A generation of planners is retiring in Mumbai, and there are too few willing to take their place.
March 25, 2004, 5am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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But a recent advertisement for such a post in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has evoked a lukewarm response, and prompted observers to forecast a potential crisis -- a town planning authority without experienced planners... Most recently, V K Phatak retired as chief of town and country planning in February—the job now up for grabs— and next in line is the equally experienced Pendharkar, who will finish his term's head of the planning division in May."

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Published on Monday, October 24, 2005 in The Times Of India
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