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Sameer Kochhar is President of Skoch Development Foundation, a leading think tank on digital, social and financial inclusion issues in India. He is India strategy and management consultant to several Fortune 500 as well as large Indian companies for over a decade. He is also Chief Editor of Inclusion-a quarterly publication focused on developmental economics issues. He has created the world’s largest independent online Knowledge Repositories on Financial Inclusion, Digital Inclusion and Urban Development.
M. Ramachandran is Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. He was First National Officer selected to be on deputation to United Nations Development Program (UNDP), India during 1986-1992. He was Principal Secretary, School Education in Uttaranchal and Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister before elevating to the position of Chief Secretary. Dr.
Ramachandran received his Ph.D. and M.Phil. in economic planning from University of Glasgow, in the United Kingdom.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
City planning -- India.
City planning -- India -- Case studies.
Urban renewal -- India -- Citizen participation.
Urban poor -- Government policy -- India.
Infrastructure (Economics) -- India.