Mumbai - Urbanisation

Where is Mumbai?
West coast of India
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What is the population of Mumbai?
14million
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What % of Indias foreign trade is from Mumbai?
40%
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Name three causes for growth in Mumbai
1. Rural Urban migration 2. Strong port and industry from past British Rule 3. Continuing investment and growth
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What physical barrier is stopping Mumbai's growth?
It is on a peninsular and therefore is stopped by the sea.
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What has the council done to over come this?
Cut down Mangrove Forests, making the coast vulnerable and less stable
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What is the results of Mumbais growth on its services
they are hugely over crowded
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What is Dharavi?
The largest slum in Asia, in the centre of Mumbai
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How many people live there?
1 million
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What is the average income there?
£40 a month
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What is the main issue with Dharavi?
Sits on prime land in a city that needs more space
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SRA
Slum Rehabilitation Authority
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What is the SRA trying to do?
Re house slum dwellers in order to redevelop the land.
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Who is eligible for free rehousing in the slum?
Residents who have lived there since 1995, and who are registered
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What is the Dharavi Redevelopment Project?
Project looking at new ways to tackle the slums, by creating the slum into am independent town ship.
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What are the worries about the redevelopment of the slum?
The new buildings will be aimed at rich business investment not the original resident
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