Mumbai Slums

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Poor Amenities, water shortage, electricity problems and unclean areas of slums in mumbai.

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Mumbai Slums

  1. 1. Slums in MumbaiSlums in Mumbai
  2. 2. Content • Overview • Types of Slums in Mumbai • Dharavi • Basic Amenities in Slums • Epidemics & Other Disasters • Reformation Plans • Conclusion • Reference Links
  3. 3. Overview  Though Mumbai is a “City of Dreams”, it is also a major hub for slums in the city  According to a recent research, it has been noted that half of Mumbai’s population lives in slums
  4. 4. Types of Slums in Mumbai
  5. 5. Introduction to Types of Slums  Chawls – Chawls are basically one room structures with small cooking spaces and common sanitation areas  Zopadpattis – Zopadpattis are typical squatters in vernacular. They are the most predominant categories which fall under slum  Pavement Dwellings – Pavement Dwellings are shanties built on footpaths alongside roads or pavements. Majority of the pavement dwellers dwell from different regions of the country
  6. 6. Dharavi
  7. 7. Overview  Dharavi is one of the largest slum dwelling region in the world  Founded in the year 1880 during British regiment, the Dharavi region has only expanded in the number of residents in its slum
  8. 8. Economy in Dharavi  There are many pottery, textile industries located in Dharavi  Over the recent years, large recycling industries have also formed their base in Dharavi
  9. 9. Basic Amenities
  10. 10.  Sanitation – Sanitation in slums is extremely poor. There are limited community toilets to take care of basic utilities of the residents in slums. Hence, many prefer defecating in the open  Water Supply – On comparing with sanitation facilities in slums, the water supply coverage is still decent  Waste Management – There are inadequate bins, lack of awareness among slum dwellers
  11. 11. Epidemics & Other Disasters
  12. 12.  Due to lack of sanitation facilities, cleanliness, etc, the slum residents have always witnessed significant loss of lives  Plagues, malaria, cholera, typhoid, jaundice, etc have always targeted the local residents
  13. 13. Reformation Plans
  14. 14.  There are many redevelopment plans initiated by the Government since a long time  Still for the slum to completely demolish and see the growth of new life in these regions, it is still a huge pending task in front of Government
  15. 15. Conclusion  Mumbai is a blend of luxurious residential properties and slums  Dwelled with Bollywood celebrities, entrepreneurs, etc. the elite people have high class bungalows, residential properties in Mumbai to live in  Slums have a large gap to improve on every daily basis
  16. 16. References  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dharavi  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slum
  17. 17. Thank youThank You

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