Manoj Sharma
Chief of Urban Sector Group, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Asian Development Bank

Manoj Sharma is leading ADB’s efforts on “Making Cities More Livable,” following a cross-sector and cross-thematic approach of providing integrated solutions. Manoj has 28 years of experience working with ADB and the Government of India. He also leads the strategic development of the urban, water, and industrial sectors at ADB and countries in Asia.

Summary

Cities in Asia and the Pacific need to scale up investments in resilient infrastructure amid increasing climate and disaster risks.

Summary

India’s Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Project offers practical operational lessons and best practices for forging more livable cities.

Insight

It is time to revisit urban strategies and revise the urbanization process and practices to build back better post-pandemic cities.