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A presentation on  development of gandhidham after earthquake
A presentation on  development of gandhidham after earthquake
A presentation on  development of gandhidham after earthquake
A presentation on  development of gandhidham after earthquake
A presentation on  development of gandhidham after earthquake
A presentation on  development of gandhidham after earthquake
A presentation on  development of gandhidham after earthquake
A presentation on  development of gandhidham after earthquake
A presentation on  development of gandhidham after earthquake
A presentation on  development of gandhidham after earthquake
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  • 1. A presentation on Development of Gandhidham after Earthquake Nitish Xavier Tirkey F.Y.BCA Date:-1 st September 2010
  • 2. Flow of Presentation
    • Introduction
    • History
    • Overview of Earthquake
    • Impact of Earthquake
    • Development After earthquake
    • Conclusion
  • 3. Introduction
    • Gandhidham is a city and a municipality in the Kachchh District of Gujarat state of India
    • The town was created in the early 1950s for the resettlement of the refugees from Sindh of Pakistan in the aftermath of the partition of India
    • In recent history Gandhidham is a fast developing city in Gujarat state
  • 4. History
    • Maharaja of Kutch on advice of Gandhiji, gave 15000 acres of land to Bhai Pratap, who founded Sindhu Resettlement Corporation to rehabilitate Sindhi Hindus uprooted from their motherland
    • The foundation stone of town was laid with blessings of Mahatma Gandhi and hence town was named Gandhidham
    • Main objective of the corporation was to assist in the rehousing of displaced persons by the construction of new town on a site few miles inland from location selected by Government of India for new port of Kandla on the Gulf of Kachchh
  • 5. Overview of earthquake
    • A severe Earthquake of the magnitude of 6.9 at Richter scale occurred at 8.46 A.M. on 26 th January 2001
    • The earthquake devastated the district of Kutch in the northwestern part of the state, and many other districts of the state also suffered terrible human and property losses
  • 6. Impact of earthquake
    • Its impact has been felt in various parts of the Country
    • The total number of injured is reported to be 1,66,000 out of which around 20,000 persons are seriously injured. The number of people still missing is 233 in Kutch
    • The earthquake most seriously affected the Kandla port, the busiest port in India, which caters to the hinterland of western, central and northern India
    • The workers have migrated from Kandla due to fear of earthquake
  • 7. Impact of earthquake (cont.)
  • 8. Development after earthquake
    • Education:- Gandhidham has several schools providing high school education
    • Business:- Most of the business depends on shipping, but after the tax incentives incorporated after the 2001 earthquake, many corporations and industries have moved in
    • Transportation:- Gandhidham is connected by road and rail with rest of India Gandhinagar, Mumbai, Pune, Calcutta, Ahmedabad, Indore, Bangalore, Jaipur, and Delhi
  • 9. Conclusion
    • The earthquake in January 2001 has been a blessing in disguise and the blessing calamity has been forwarded to the massive development aid
    • After earthquake there is number of development in many areas such as education, transport and business sector also developed in Gandhidham
  • 10. Thank You

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