Urbanisation calcutta

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  • Urbanisation (Calcutta India)
    • Dense, overcrowded rural population
    • Often flooded by monsoons or by cyclones
    • Civil war brought refugees
    • Solutions
      • Calcutta Metropolitan  Development Authority (CMDA)
        • improved infrastructure by:
          • reinforcing banks, stop people from squatting on lowest-lying land near river
            • improving sewage disposal
              • improve water supply, 1 tap for 25 bustees
          • concrete roads built
          • Installing street lighting, improve safety
          • Improving public transport


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