Case study - Mumbai LEDC megacity

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  • Case Study - Mumbai (LEDC Megacity - vision Mumbai)
    • Pull Factors
      • Party Lifestyle
      • Job opportunities e.g trade, healthcare, finance, fashion
      • More money
      • Culture
      • Good location for trade as it is on the coast
      • Shopping
      • Healthy living environment which is good for young people wanting a family
    • Facts
      • India's capital city
      • located above the equator
      • In 2007 the population was 14 million
    • Vision Mumbai
      • Housing
        • Massive clean-up of shanty towns
        • 45,000 shanty towns destroyed
        • New 7 story apartment buildings have been built for residents to live in
        • Businesses given  a free 1.3m squared of land for every 1m squared they build on
        • 200,000 illegal shanty town residents have been evicted
      • Transport
        • 15km metro line built in 2008 has been extended to 50 km in 2011
        • Elevated sea link between the northern bay of mumbai and the city
        • A 25km bridge was built that connects the city to the southern bay. this was done by carbon credits
        • There are 100 tram lines around the city.
      • Economy
        • In order to succeed with vision mumbai, Mumbai must improve my 8% a year
        • Hope to create 200,000 service sector jobs in healthcare finance and enterntainment
        • Hope to create 200,000 new industrial jobs arounf the poirt and the airport, based on computer design and fashion
      • Environment
      • Dharavi Slum
        • 60% of the population live in slums
        • Dharavi covers 220 hectares of land near the airport
        • Some roads are as small as 2 metres, some are even as wide as 1 metre
    • Future
      • By 2013 the city should be re-furbished
      • There should be wider roads, more efficent trains and buses and beautiful sea promenades and gardens
      • there should be no shortage of water, electricity and sanitation
      • Shouldn't fail to provide services for the people of Mumbai as they are the no.1 global economy - so should provide a healthy living environment


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