what is Urbanization and rurbanization.
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what is Urbanization?
Increase in the proportion of people living in the cities and towns
what is Rurbanization?
Forming cluster of smart villages
To provide urban amenities in rural areas
To reverse/reduce Migration flow
Concept and Terminologies:
Urban areas recognised as Engines of Inclusive Economic Growth
Out of 121 crores Indians, 83.3 crore people live in rural areas and 37.7 crores live in Urban areas i.e 32% of total population.
Some criterias for urban
Minimum population: 5000 persons
75% male working population should not do agriculture
Density of 400person per sqkm
Statutory Towns other category(first unit)
Ex: GHMC , Vadodara municipal corporation, shimla(MC)
Urban areas in 100000 people are called towns
CITIES+ STATUTORY TOWNS WITH NOT LESS THAN 20000 PEOPLE