dharavi and mumbai

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  • Mumbai and Dharavi - contrasting levels of development
    • Mumbai
      • lies within India's richest state - Maharashtra
      • 20 million people
      • 1000 migrants/day
      • 2050 worlds largest city?...
      • has economic strength
        • but
          • low tax rates = low revenue and not much to support services
            • attracts investors as companies have to pay little tax
        • how?
          • services sector as they understood MDC's needs for it
            • Banking
            • insurance
            • IT call centres
            • universities produce educated, english speaking graduates
      • Impacts of its wealth
        • provides 33% of indias tax revenue
        • 40% of international flights to india land in mumbai
        • demand for property has driven prices extremely high
        • attracts hopefuls in
          • yet 3000+ die on its railways every year commuting to work
    • Dharavi
      • world's largest shanty town
        • 1,000,000 people + in 1km2
        • live there illegally
        • average rent = 12£/month
        • most work in informal sector
          • in cottage industries
            • low skilled
      • 60% of Mumbai population live in communities like this
      • average income = 40£/month
      • 80% of mumbais waste is recycled in dharavi
        • Mumbai
          • lies within India's richest state - Maharashtra
          • 20 million people
          • 1000 migrants/day
          • 2050 worlds largest city?...
          • has economic strength
            • but
              • low tax rates = low revenue and not much to support services
                • attracts investors as companies have to pay little tax
            • how?
              • services sector as they understood MDC's needs for it
                • Banking
                • insurance
                • IT call centres
                • universities produce educated, english speaking graduates
          • Impacts of its wealth
            • provides 33% of indias tax revenue
            • 40% of international flights to india land in mumbai
            • demand for property has driven prices extremely high
            • attracts hopefuls in
              • yet 3000+ die on its railways every year commuting to work
      • land worth 10bn$
    • 2004 - VISION MUMBAI est.
      • boost economic growth to 8-10% per year
      • improve transport and infrasturcture
        • more carriages
      • increase housing avaliability
        • high rise buildings for slum dwellers
      • by 2007....
        • 200,000 people moved
        • 45,000 homes demolished
        • 300 hectares cleared

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