MUMBAI - KEY INFORMATION OCR

Climate 

Location 

Economy 

Links with other places 

Future Changes 

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  • Created by: sajida
  • Created on: 29-05-13 16:49

LOCATION - MUMBAI

  • state of Maharashtra 
  • between Northern Hemisphere + equator 
  • on a Peninsula 
  • west coast of India/facing indian ocean 
  • India is in south Asia 
  • North East is capital city = New Delhi 
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CLIMATE - MUMBAI

  • monsoonal climate = heavy periods of rain = June - September 
  • Heaviest rainfall = July = 614mm 
  • Coldest month = January = 27 degrees
  • Hottest month = May = 33 dedrees 
  • hot all year round 
  • humid in March 
  • coastal breeze 
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ECONOMY - MUMBAI

  • city of contrasts = rich + poor 
  • SOUTH: 
  • Nariman Point - banking financial centre of India 
  • Multinational companies = TATA = revenue 28bn 
  • Reserve Bank of India/Bombay Stock Exchange 
  • 69% adult literacy rate/2.5 million graduates a year
  • companies have outsourced to Mumbai = Capita 
  • Millionaires = Mukesh Ambani = Head of Reliance 
  • Bollywood Film industry produces more films than Hollywood 
  • NORTH:  
  • Dharavi Slums - home to 1 million slum dwellers 
  • 80% of India are in poverty 
  • no basic facilities/unskilled work/poor salary
  • LEDC 
  • 32.3% infant mortality per 1000
  • GDP per capita: $736.11
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FUTURE CHANGES - MUMBAI

  • Demolition of Dharavi: 
    • More appealing - attracts oversea investment 
    • build lavish high rise blocks/more luxurious 
    • more tourists will come/ will make the area more hygenic and clean 
    • loss of community spirirt = more crime
    • people may lose their livelihood due to lack of space
    • some people will be left homeless 
  • extra 325 green spaces
  • extra 300 public toilets
  • extra 200,000 jobs = fashion, health and finance industry 
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LINKS WITH OTHER PLACES

  • UK - MUMBAI: companies like Capita have outsourced so people in India work for british companies 
  • clothes made in Govandi slums = exported to London 
  • Colonial buildings 
  • diamonds imported and exported = Dubai 
  • Graduates go to USA for work 
  • 8000 indian restaurants in UK 
  • Indian grocery shops = Pataks
  • Cricket - Ravi Bhopara 
  • Bollywood movies = watched in UK/ Cinemas/Television 
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