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February 6th, 2012
500 Million Indians Need New Homes Over the Next Decade

As many as half a billion Indians would need new homes in the country’s various cities over the next decade, a requirement equivalent to all of China, North America and Western Europe put together, a report today said. The report — ‘Urban Infrastructure in India’ — prepared by industry body Ficci said the country’s population is slated to grow to 1.7 billion by 2050 and rapid urbanisation will add nearly 900 million people to Indian cities. Read More