Report of the Steering Committee on Urbanization: Twelfth 5 year plan (2007-2012)

To overcome urban issues, the government had stepped up its focus and launched multiple schemes to facilitate urban renewal and development. This included the flagship schemes of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY), Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) among many others. While these initiatives have renewed focus on the urban sector, they have also highlighted several critical issues that impede urbanisation.This report of the steering committee on urbanization is a comprehensive assessment of urban objectives and strategies needed to steer planned, inclusive and sustainable urban development.