A Rights Based Approach to Slum Rehabilitation and Housing: A Study in Mumbai

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GRIN Verlag, 2012 - 220 pages
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Thesis (M.A.) from the year 2005 in the subject Urban and Regional Planning, grade: A+, course: M.Phil in Planning and Development, language: English, abstract: This study attempts to understand how the Slum Rehabilitation Programme (SRP) of the government of Maharashtra, is implemented usingt here sources of various organizations like civil society bodies and market players. The SRP, is an indigenous policy innovation to meet the housing needs of the slum dwellers of Mumbai (comprising apopulation of 6 million), and is an improved version of earlier policies. The study seeks to compare the implementation of the Programme by two different organizations (who are designated as developers by the Slum Rehabilitation Authority), namely a private construction company and a non government organization (NGO) in two slum sites, namely, Saiwadi in Andheri East and Bharat Janta in Dharavi.
 

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