Web Exclusive Sep 25, 2017 Will PPPs in affordable housing succeed? Find out! Urbanisation is central to a country’s economy – and in India, the urbanisation rate corresponds to 60 per cent of the country’s GDP. For smoother transformation of a developing nation like India, the need of the hour is to manage the process of urbanisation. The rapid pace of urbanisation has given rise to many grave issues – one of them being housing shortage.