Energy Provision for the Urban Poor


This study firstly looks at the process of urbanisation in India, status of urban poverty, and the changes and trends in energy consumption patterns in urban areas. It then focuses on the urban poor and their specific problems related to access to energy, and the impacts of current government policies on energy provisions on them. The study goes on to suggest some policy recommendations on improving access to higher grades of energy for the poor.


Moulik, T.K.; Singh, A.K.N; Mallick, M.; Datta, S. Energy Provision for the Urban Poor. (1999) 47 pp.

Energy Provision for the Urban Poor

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