Mumbai

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  • Created on: 27-01-14 21:00
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  • Mumbai
    • Receives 1000 new migrants a day
    • Low tax rate+ wages
      • attract companies+ investments
      • Low revenue to provide public services eg. water, sanitation
    • Dhravi
      • cheap accommodation (185 rupees per month)
      • Self-employed- irregular and little security
      • lack housing+ polluted
      • more than 1m people
      • Located between two main rail lines- easy commuting
      • 80% of Mumbai's waste is recycled in Dhravi
        • worth US$1.5m
        • employs 10 000 people
    • Vision Mumbai
      • Dharvi- valuable location
        • Gov builds tenements far from city center
          • unsuccessful
      • Mumbai
        • by 2007- 200 000 people had been moved, 45 000 houses demolished in slums (300 hectares of land cleared)
        • clean, restore and maintain 325 open and green spaces.
        • build extra 300 toliets
      • tackle problems of deterioration of quality of life
        • transform city to world-class location by 2013
    • Conc: slums help accommodate the poor (authorities unable to provide housing)

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