Slides in this set
Rural-urban migration and hyper
Increased rich/poor Slums
Urban Sprawl / "Wild Development"
Wages are lowered due to willing
Job competition increases.
Air pollution from
City Health issues across the
New comers to developing world "inhabit" old
Often built on
Water supply stressed,
dangerous land no
often polluted too.
health insurance cost.…read more
Hyper Urbanisation in Mumbai
When Hyper Urbanisation is involved the rate
at which the slums expand is so fast that:
all systems are stressed
no chance of legal enrolment is easily
available to all
600 new migrants arrive a day- By 2020 there
is an expected population of 26 million and
could become the world's largest city…read more
Home of more millionaires than NY
Home of Bollywood
Cumulative FDI flows (affluent areas benefit)
Bright Light Syndrome not all can achieve what they
Global Hub of communications jobs in IT and call
centres ONLY for those who meet requirements (speak
60% live in poverty in Dharavi
Decreasing old manufacturing jobs increasing
informal economy…read more
Dharavi Sustainable Slum?
80% water is recycled 10,000 jobs saves $1.5
ACORN's Dharavi project has organized a union of
hundreds of recyclers.
Schools are involved in recycling programmes too.
Prince Charles described it as a "model for sustainable
Potential to use land very sustainably and efficiently ;
"light" architecture's skyscraper complex plan.
200,000 jobs in Special Export Zones (SPZs)
Investing in energy efficient trains for carbon credits…read more
A report/blueprint plan to create a "world class city"
that began work in 2004.
Aims to improve two main aspects economic
growth and quality of life.
Uses techniques seen in Shanghai and Cleveland
in the 1980s.
Plans to remove Dharavi; by 2007 200,000 people
were moved and 45,000 homes destroyed to clear
There are six main steps outlined to reach the 15
year plan...…read more