India is experiencing rapid urbanization. This means Indians are migrating from rural areas and suburbs to cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, and Jaipur, above.
More than a million people migrated to Jaipur between 2001 and 2011. Today, with a population of about 3 million, Jaipur is the tenth-largest city in India. The city of Jaipur and the state of Rajasthan, where it is located, work to provide safe and affordable housing to millions of new residents.
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strong set of cords or wire ropes.
large settlement with a high population density.
person who plans the physical design and zoning of an urban center.
set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and flow of electric charge.
conditions that surround and influence an organism or community.
having to do with the transmission of light through transparent fibers.
shelters where people live.
science and methods of keeping clean and healthy.
structures and facilities necessary for the functioning of a society, such as roads.
bank of a river, raised either naturally or constructed by people.
to move from one place or activity to another.
development of an area for more than one purpose, such as housing (residential) and shopping (retail).
having to do with local government.
type of fossil fuel made up mostly of the gas methane.
industrial facility for the generation of electric energy.
methods of movement that are available to all community members for a fee, and which follow a fixed route and schedule: buses, subways, trains and ferries.
regions with low population density and large amounts of undeveloped land. Also called "the country."
liquid and solid waste material from homes and businesses.
geographic area, mostly residential, just outside the borders of an urban area.
money or goods citizens provide to government in return for public services such as military protection.
process in which there is an increase in the number of people living and working in a city or metropolitan area.
elevated structure used for storing water.
system of sectioning areas within cities, towns, and villages for specific land-use purposes through local laws.