edexcel geography A2 mumbai case study development gap

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Employment in Dharavi (shanty town- India)

  • High employment rate (95%)
  • 3D jobs(informal and unpleasent) --> collecting and sorting through waste (plastic recycling)
  • Poorly paid -->1 pound a day
  • 5000 businesses
  • 15000 single-room factories


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Employment in Electronics city (Bangalore)

  • More than a hundred industries, IT industry leaders (e.g.: Hewlett-Packard, HCL Technologies)
  • Tertiary and quaternary jobs
  • Businesses
  • TNCs are outsourcing
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Access to water and sanitation services in Dharavi

  • Lack of acces to water and adequate sanitation --> limited and expensive water supply
  • Communial toilets --> one toilet for every 1440 people
  • Sewage is discharged into the Mahim River --> exacerbating the water-borne diseases problem
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Access to water and sanitation servies in electron

  • Good access to water and sanitation
  • 7 hospitals
  • Piped water in the houses and sanitation infraestructure
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Education in Dharavi (Mumbai)

  • Access to primary and secondary education but, sending a child to a public primary school in India costs 9000 Indian Rupees --> Average income for a person living in Dharavi is 80 rupees a day.
  • Fewer children are schooled --> less will have access to higher education --> greater proportion of them will work unskilled jobs.
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Education in Electronics city (Bangalore)

  • Private schools
  • International schools
  • High tech courses- school of engineering
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