While more FSI will mean more skyscrapers, not everyone is optimistic about this prospective move. Urban planners and housing experts are of the opinion that this move will only put further strain on Patna’s already crumbling infrastructure. If cities are to reap the benefits of more FSI, they must put an integrated urban infrastructure plan in place. Ample attention should also be paid to the neighbourhood plan of any new construction. This includes approach road, parking space, recreational area and the likes. The neighbourhood layout should be in consonance with the structure being constructed. Only then will vertical growth be accompanied by holistic development of cities. … More Sky is the limit :- Patna.
The extent of urbanization in Bihar is much lower than other states in the country; with only over 31% of the population residing in urban areas in Bihar. The inability of Bihari society to keep pace with the increase in population has resulted in an under-supply of housing units in Patna, of which nearly 95% … More HOUSING IN PATNA AND ITS IMPACT ON URBANISATION AND POVERTY IN PATNA.