Urbanization, as a social transformation, is very sensitive to public policy. The transformation is indeed inevitable, but the form it takes can vary greatly from one place to another.It transforms or enhances as well as modernizes the human societies, and serves as a significant agent in the patterning and organizing the social processesin space.This paper seeks to examine thestatus and velocity of urbanization in Arunachal Pradesh of India in a new direction.This study is descriptive type of research based on secondary data gathered from government offices, books, articles, websites, web-based journals, Census Reports and government offices. The velocity of urbanization in the State in the later stage is slower than that of earlier stage. It occurs unevenly over space and time and total urbanization within a short span in the State seems difficult because of lack of proper planning.
Key words: Arunachal Pradesh, Modernize, Planning, Urbanization, Velocity