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Union Budget 2021: 'Time to develop Tier II and III cities'

Union Budget 2021: 'Time to develop Tier II and III cities'

Jan 23, 2021, 7:58 PM IST

Urban infrastructure expert and architect Naresh Narasimhan wants a better standard of living in urban areas, a special focus on better infrastructure and funding for rapid transit system for last mile connectivity in cities and urban areas.

As per the Bengaluru-based infrastructure expert, focus should not only be on roads and footpath upgrade but also on grey infrastructure like sewer lines and storm water system. He says projects should be incentivised to encourage mobility.

He also expects funds for development of public spaces to encourage public bring families for outdoor activities.

According to him, funds are also needed to develop Tier II and III cities to bring it to the level and standard of Tier I.