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Report of the Committee on Slum Statistics

Publication Type:

Report

Authors:

Source:

Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, New Delhi, India (2010)

Abstract:

If urbanisation has to act as positive force in economic development, we should avoid the past mistakes and aim at an urban and regional plannning system that is inclusive and does not exclude the poor and informal sector. Comprehensive information/data on the slume is essential for the formulation of an effective and coordinated policy for imrpvement/rehabilitation of the slum dwellers in the country.

Document Category: Slums, Status Report

If urbanisation has to act as positive force in economic development, we should avoid the past mistakes and aim at an urban and regional plannning system that is inclusive and does not exclude the poor and informal sector. Comprehensive information/data on the slume is essential for the formulation of an effective and coordinated policy for imrpvement/rehabilitation of the slum dwellers in the country.