India's urban awakening:
Building inclusive cities, sustaining economic growth,' a report by the McKinsey Global Institute projects that 590 million people will live in Indian cities by 2030.
To accommodate this explosive growth, India will need about 25 new world-class cities near existing Tier 1 cities.
"Our next train stop - In 2030, the global population will be over eight billion; five billion will be city dwellers, and two billion of them will live in urban slums.
- Brinda Somaya
In a Future city one has to make sure that the use of available resources are maximized to meet its current needs, all the while ensuring the availability for future generations.