"We are strong promoters of participatory planning models, and are focused on community-based outreach planning, through a non-discriminatory, not-for-profit space to encourage and facilitate a platform for public, semi-public and private discussions and discourses on transformative urban projects in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region."
Conceptualised as a collective space, Urban Centre Mumbai presents a node for dialogue, ideating, deliberation, to carry out research and to communicate on urban planning, urban design, urban conservation and sustainable urban development, between communities, stakeholders and various agencies, in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.
Urban Centre Mumbai has been set up under the aegis of Urban Centre Trust* (est. 2020). UCT is a not-for-profit charitable organisation* set up to build capacities, and create democratic platforms which can strive to achieve and demonstrate excellence in the planning and design of Indian cities.
*Urban Centre Trust has been registered under the Charity Commissioner of Maharashtra as a Public Charitable Trust with 12A and 80g approvals under the Income Tax Act, 1961. Donations to the Trust will be tax exempt.
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Universal accessibility achieved through the Demonstration Street Project - Improving walkability and pedestrianisation (UCM/ PJC) with MCGM at M-West Ward