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A socio-economic profile of a slum in Bombay

A socio-economic profile of a slum in Bombay

a second report on characteristics of individuals

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Published by Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research in Bombay .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Bombay.
    • Subjects:
    • Slums -- India -- Bombay.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSocioeconomic profile of a slum in Bombay
      StatementS. Geetha and Madhura Swaminathan.
      SeriesProceedings/project reports ;, no. 5, Proceedings/project reports (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (Bombay, India)) ;, no. 5.
      ContributionsSwaminathan, Madhura., Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (Bombay, India)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 97/60121 (H)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination47 p.
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL320172M
      LC Control Number97900744

      Dharavi, like the epic slums of Karachi, Pakistan, or Rio de Janeiro, is often categorised as a problem still unsolved, an emblem of inequity pressing against Mumbai, India’s richest and most.   Mumbai, where about 40% of the population lives in slums, has reported just over , infections and more than 6, deaths so far. The city of .

      surveys is very crucial for providing valuable direction for the future planning. The socio economic profile of settled population, performance of Navi Mumbai as an emerging city can best be proved by such survey that bring out real facts from ground, behavior of new population in terms of demographic and socio economic trends etc.   "Indian slums are incredibly productive," Jha said, adding that Mumbai, where much of "Slumdog" takes place, includes the Dharavi slum, one of the largest leather producers in the world. "People are becoming much more aware that slums are where a lot of the economic activity is taking place." "It's not just poor people who live there," he said.

        The profile of the Dharavi slum in Mumbai, one of the most densely populated neighborhoods in the world, may have risen when it was showcased in the Oscar-winning movie “Slumdog Millionaire. Even the slums of Mumbai, it seems, present a study in contrasts. What will become of the Annawadians when, as the video below suggests, their community is demolished to make way for development? The airport owns the land. In the three or four days I've spent rummaging around Boo's book and reports on the web, I find myself at a considerable loss.


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It is a book for people who have responsibility or some desire to do something for their less fortunate brethren in slums." --Deccan Herald This study is concerned with community participation in the slums of Bombay and deals with the slum-dwellers′ needs for housing and basic by:   Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Katherine Boo chronicles the hardscrabble lives of some of Mumbai's poorest — and most inventive — people in her first book, Behind the Beautiful Forevers.

Get this from a library. Report on socio-economic study of unorganised women workers in the slum areas of Bombay City: a pilot project. [C K Dalaya]. Socio-economic profile of slum dwellers present a vivid picture of factors such as caste, religion, education, martial status of head of family, size of the family, type of the house, occupation, source of income, annual income of the family, sanitation condition, water facility and drainage facilities.

Books Ali, Sabir, Slums within Slums, A Study of Resettlement Colonies in Desai, Vandana, Community Participation and Slum Housing- A Study of Bombay, Sage Publications, New Delhi, “Socio-Economic Profile of Slum Dwellers in Chandigarh”, Man and Development, Vol.

XXI, No Slums are an integral part of urbanisation and manifestation of overall socio economic policies and planning in the urban sector. The existence and rapid growth of slums has. School on Wheels has been educating A socio-economic profile of a slum in Bombay book children ever since and now there are seven schools across Mumbai and Pune with teachers and volunteers reachingchildren.

• describe the Indian context of slums and their socio-economic profile, and • discuss the approaches towards solving the problem of slums in India. Introduction It is a fact that slum is basically an area of the worst form of struggle for the basic needs of life.

Dharavi has an active informal economy in which numerous household enterprises employ many of the slum residents —leather, textiles and pottery products are among the goods made inside Dharavi. The total annual turnover has been estimated at over US$ 1 billion. Inan estimated million people were living in slums worldwide, with around 60 million added to the slum population between and In.

Socio-economic Status of Slum Dwellers: An Empirical Study on the Capital City of Bangladesh A study in Mumbai. Economic and. Political W eekly ; 38 Profile of Slum Area in Ahmedabad. slum demolition Thirty years after a landmark Supreme Court verdict, slum dwellers' rights are still ignored A journalist recalls her intervention on behalf of Bombay.

Socio economic demographic profile of zari workers in an urban slum in Mumbai. Manissha Srivastav, Dr. Sanjay Agrawal. Abstract: Occupational health has been largely ignored in India. In unorganized work places, the workers have an even lesser voice, as they are dependent on the goodwill of the employers for their job.

However, the slum-upgrading approach has been criticized at four major levels: failed financial commitment, negative socio-economic impacts, non-replicability of best practices and insecurity of tenure (Fekade, ). Subsequently, an enabling approach through security of tenure was introduced in.

The sex ratio in slums isas against in non-slum parts The fertility rate in slums iscompared to in non-slum areas One in four women in slums is a victim of spousal violence.

The extent is 15% in non-slum areas On an average, 81 persons share a toilet seat in slum areas. In some parts, as many as people share one seat.

Personal issues. Personal issues are those that individuals deal with themselves and within a small range of their peers and relationships. On the other hand, social issues involve values cherished by widespread society. For example, a high unemployment rate that affects millions of people is a social issue.

The line between a personal issue and a public issue may be subjective and depends on. Yet living in a city can and should be healthy. Slum Health exposes how and why slums can be unhealthy; reveals that not all slums are equal in terms of the hazards and health issues faced by residents; and suggests how slum dwellers, scientists, and social movements can come together to make slum life safer, more just, and healthier.

New Delhi: More than half of Mumbai’s slum population has already been exposed to Covid virus and has developed antibodies against it, a sero-surveillance survey conducted by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has found. The survey, conducted i n the first week of July by the BMC, NITI Aayog and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) found 57 per cent of the samples.

This population represents the lowest socio-economic stratum in the cities, which faces many challenges, including but not limited to the access to infrastructure, housing, healthcare services, education and employment. The United Nations estimates around 10 crore people living in urban slums in India (DESA ).

The architecture and design of a slum rehabilitation project pushes women residents into a time-poverty trap, according to a study by researchers at the Cambridge University and the Indian. Her book, based on a long study of slum-dwelling in Bombay is invaluable in setting the record straight and de-demonising Bombay' - The Times Higher Education Read more User-contributed reviews Tags.

Add # Slums--India--Mumbai\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.According to Lonely Planet, 60 per cent of Mumbai's population lives in slums, and the largest slum in Dharavi. Rental cost in Dharavi In a city where house rents are among the highest in the world, Dharavi provides a cheap and affordable option to those who move to Mumbai to earn their living.

Hawkers play an important role in the functioning of the informal economy of Mumbai. They are ever ready to take risk to sell any conceivable product that the formal marketer may hesitate to sell.

Agricultural products, products from the home industry, the cottage industry, the small scale industry in and around the slums of Mumbai exist because the hawker plays an important role to Format: Paperback.