Functional classification of Indian towns by factor-cluster method, 1981 and 1991
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Published by International Institute for Population Sciences in Bombay, India .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Cities and towns -- India.,
  • Urbanization -- India.

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Statementby Shekhar Mukherji.
SeriesIIPS research report series ;, 1993-94/no. 5
ContributionsInternational Institute for Population Sciences.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 95/60374 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p.
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL948087M
LC Control Number95905250

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12 See A. Lal, "Some Aspects of Functional Classi-fication of Cities and a Proposed Scheme for Clas-sifying Indian Cities," National Geographical Journal of India, Vol. 5 (), p. 12; and K. N. Singh, "Functions and Functional Classification of Towns in Uttar Pradesh," ibid., p. 13 M. Aurousseau, "The Distribution of Population.   Functional Classification of Towns. On the basis of functions, Indian cities and towns can be broadly into - Administrative towns and cities, Industrial towns, Transport Cities. Bairoch, P. and Limbor J.M. (). “Changes in the Industrial Distribution of the World Labor Force by Region, –”. International Labour Review. – Google ScholarCited by: 1. 1 Mitra, Asok, A Functional Classification of Towns in India, ; see also Bose, Ashish, Studies in India's Urbanisation, , ;; see also.

8 Ramachandran suggests classification of the cities, based on their site characteristics such as sea front, lake front, river front, flat land or hilly cities, or these may be classified on the basis of their social attributes such as Hindu cities, Muslim cities, Christian cities or Sikh cities, see his Urbanization and Urban Systems in India (Delhi, ), The census of India, defines urban settlements as “All places which have municipality, corporation, cantonment board or notified town area committee and have a minimum population of persons, at least 75 per cent of male workers are engaged in non-agricultural pursuits and a density of population of at least persons per square kilometers are urban. Functional classification of cities: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods. Urban Issues: problems of housing, slums, civic amenities (water and transport) Case studies of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai with reference to Urban Issues. Reading List. Fyfe N. R. and Kenny J. T., The Urban Geography Reader, Routledge. India with an estimated million units produces over items and provides employment to about 20 million people. The basic importance of this sector is its share of 39 percent in industrial value added and 34 percent in India’s total exports. In other words, in India, it is estimated that there are.

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