We believe

“Urban planning and development must enhance talent, creativity and aspiration of children.”
Venkaiah Naidu
Honourable Vice President of India

"The well-being of children and their caregivers is one of the best measures of a vibrant, prosperous and healthy city.”
Michael  Feigelson
Executive Director,  Bernard van Leer Foundation

“Children expect adequate nutrition, clean water and safety from society. Cities must enhance physical and intellectual potential of younger generations.”
Ramesh Negi, Chairperson, DCPCR

“The sustainable city will nurture and inspire the child today such that she can grow to create and protect the city in future- a city will sustain only when adults and children can imagine, feel, think and act together.“
Jagan Shah,
Director, NIUA

"Healthier, safer urban neighborhoods for young children work for everyone."
Rushda Majeed
India Representative, Bernard van Leer Foundation

“Open spaces in the neighbourhood are the first and foremost opportunity for a child to develop sports skills. The activities and sports played there are life’s greatest treasure as childhood memories.”
Deepti Sharma All-rounder,
Indian Women's Cricket Team

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Dialogue with Dr. John Horton & Dr. Sophie Hadfield-Hill
How kids can help design cities

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Interactive Spatial Decision Support System - ISDSS


The measure of a good city is one where a child on a tricycle or bicycle can safely go anywhere. If a city is good for children, it will be good for everybody else.


-Enrique Peñalosa
Mayor of Bogota