International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Urban and Regional Planning | India | Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021


Fundamentals of "Polycentricity" and "Polycentric Development"

Dr. Anil Kumar Palakodeti


Abstract: The paper presents the concepts of Polycentricity and polycentric development and explores the arguments whether they are useful in devising spatial plans/ strategies. Firstly, it brings the concept of Polycentricity and how is it perceived at intra-urban, inter-urban and inter-regional scales. Further, it also presents the concepts of polycentric development and polycentric urban regions. Lastly, this paper explains how these concepts are useful in reducing regional disparities with a special focus on spatial development plans.


Keywords: Spatial planning, Urban and regional planning, Polycentricity, Polycentric development, Urban scales


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021,


Pages: 1232 - 1235


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Dr. Anil Kumar Palakodeti, "Fundamentals of "Polycentricity" and "Polycentric Development"", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR21724140015, Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021, 1232 - 1235

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