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Urbanisation ­ Mumbai
Characteristics
Mega city on the West Coast of India and India's finance centre
Capital of India with a pop of 20million ­ grown from 4million in 1947 more than 8
million was from internal migration.
Population density of 22,000 per sq km
Major centre for out-sourced work.…

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Impacts
This economic development and rapid urbanisation....
provides 33% of India's entire tax revenue
Means 40% of international flights to India land there
Demand for property has driven rents in exclusive parts of the city higher
than those in London or New York.
Has headquarters of Indian TNCs like Tata…

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Small workshops = cheap pottery, plastic toys, clothes etc...
Average incomes are low as Mumbai is very expensive they cannot afford to
move out.
Many people are forced to work in the informal sector (self-employed work
that has little security e.g. street trading)
However, 80% of Mumbai's waste is recycled…

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2. Raise adequate financing and reduce administrative expenditure
3. Improve transport infrastructure, provide more train carriages and buses;
increase the number of freeways and expressways and the amount of
parking space
4. Make governance more efficient and responsive
5. Boost economic growth 8-10% per year e.g. by focusing on services…

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Gauranga Purohit

Thanks, this is really helpful!

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