How to make Indian cities sustainable


The South west monsoon of 2023 has not yet arrived and it rained in Bangalore city last week. A young girl was drowned in the flood waters in the heart of the city after water entered the car she was in.

Prof Ashish Verma, Convenor, IISC Sustainable Transportation Lab, Dept of Civil Engineering, spoke to TEL about the measures to tackle flooding in the city. Proper urban planning can make our cities sustainable, he explains.