Dr. Amit Kapoor was a panellist at the Connect Karo 2021 organised by World Resource Institute, India on September 14, 2021. He shared his views on “Economic Geography Approach to Regional Planning”. Metropolitan areas are the new growth centres where the focus needs to be this decade. The session will present its analysis of the economic geography study of the Delhi National Capital Region (Delhi-NCR) based on population, economic census and geo-spatial data.
Connect Karo is WRI India’s flagship event that brings together Indian and global leaders and policymakers committed to designing inclusive, sustainable and climate forward Indian cities. This year Connect Karo, with the theme ‘Clean, Green & Just’, will be held virtually starting September 13, 2021. Through the event, our focus will be on addressing critical challenges faced by Indian cities with an emphasis on our deep dive cities of Mumbai, Delhi, Kochi, Hyderabad and Bengaluru. Held over five days, we will be engaging with decision makers, thought leaders and experts in urban planning, water infrastructure, air quality, transport, electric mobility, child friendly cities, safer streets and more, to gain insights and share key learnings.