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Soft System Methodology as a Tool to Understand Issues of Governmental Affordable Housing Programme of India: A Case Study Approach

Sukanya Ghosh, Souvanic Roy, Manas Kumar Sanyal
2016 Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A  
With the help of a case study, the article has explored current practices of implementation of governmental affordable housing programme for urban poor in a slum of India.  ...  The article explored drawing of Rich Picture as an SSM approach for better understanding and analysing complex issues and constraints of affordable housing programme so that further exploration of the  ...  The slum is located in ward no. 11 on a major junction of Hazaribagh Road and Purulia Road. Slum dwellers had migrated during 1930s and settled in this place.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40030-016-0177-8 fatcat:2bpqoxavifdvvasjqhlg6x6nwy

Satisfaction of Life of Slum Dwellers Pre- and Post- Rehabilitation in India

Ritu Sharma, Neeta Khurana, Anna Bagrij
2019 Scholedge International Journal of Multidisciplinary & Allied Studies ISSN 2394-336X  
The present study was primary research intended to understand the quality of life of Slum Dwellers in Gujarat, India.  ...  Findings indicate a scenario of quality of life of slum dwellers before slum rehabilitation.  ...  Acknowledgement This study was commissioned by Safal Constructions Private Ltd. to assess the impact of their five projects under the Slum Rehabilitation Scheme of Government of Gujarat.  ... 
doi:10.19085/journal.sijmas051001 fatcat:ghajeusu2jbrjozjgkjn7b27nq

Understanding Resilience in Urban Slums: Lessons from Pedda-Jalaripeta, India

Deepika Andavarapu, Mahyar Arefi
2020 Planext: Next Generation Planning  
Yet these debates are often limited to short term coping and adaptive capacity of slum dwellers. In this paper we look at long-term transformation of a slum over a forty-year period.  ...  Based on empirical ethnographic findings, this paper shows that when slum dwellers collaborate with government or non-government agencies their community can recover and retain its unique social and cultural  ...  UNDERSTANDING RESILIENCE IN URBAN SLUMS: LESSONS FROM PEDDA-JALARIPETA, INDIA  ... 
doi:10.17418/planext.2016.7vol.02 doaj:560b1c9b603c4751968477805a9d5715 fatcat:jdabmduddbb4fgp2sjfgnblhn4

APPROACHING THE SLUMS IN PUNE, INDIA, EMPOWERING AND UPLIFTING THE COMMUNITY WITH EDUCATION AND HEALTH REFORMS

Santosh Kumar
2021 Zenodo  
This paper presents a missiological approach to uplift the slum dwellers in the city of Pune with education and health reforms. A similar project was experimented in 2014 among homeless people.  ...  It is assumed that this paper will bring an insightful approach that benefits the slums in Pune and enhance the "serving the humanity" aspect of the Christian mission.  ...  The researcher has personally visited two slums and understands the needs of the people.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5763183 fatcat:wrwrnhuydrbepnrdhj4g7goyte

Slum dwellers response to flooding events in the megacities of India

Monalisa Chatterjee
2010 Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change  
Based on the results deduced from data collected with the help of household surveys in the slums of Mumbai, the study demonstrates the types of coping strategies used by slum dwellers and the changing  ...  This paper examines the response of slum dwellers who are the most vulnerable and marginal section of urban population and often located in places with high hazard risk with less or no means to reduce  ...  Slums in Indian cities Slums have been a constant feature of urban landscape in India.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11027-010-9221-6 fatcat:2hq4qpp4yvarjaisag4butds6a

Institutional Pluralism and Housing Delivery: A Case of Unforeseen Conflicts in Mumbai, India

Bishwapriya Sanyal, Vinit Mukhija
2001 World Development  
"Dharavi, the Largest Slum in Asia: Development of Low-income Urban Housing in India."  ...  dwellers earlier, in another part of the city. 24 Asked to design the kind of housing they preferred, the pavement dwellers had designed a room with 14 feet high ceilings that could accommodate a loft  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0305-750x(01)00082-1 fatcat:ol3gyhrnvvegbmwiqbe6p6i5qi

Socio-physical liveability through socio-spatiality in low-income resettlement archetypes - A case of slum rehabilitation housing in Mumbai, India

Ahana Sarkar, Ronita Bardhan
2020 Cities  
in the forthcoming slum rehab housing planning, would enhance well-being and liveability among the low-income sector in future.  ...  A critical evaluation of the rehabilitation housing of Mumbai highlights the problems caused by the current dense built-environment design.  ...  The research aims to a) understand the built-environment differences in low-income typologies in Mumbai, as a comparative analysis would enable in identifying the differences in housing design as well  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cities.2020.102840 pmid:32834326 pmcid:PMC7305060 fatcat:iz2f7kxh3jclbeamtxgmdipwtq

Understanding self‐construction of health among the slum dwellers of India: a culture‐centred approach

Moumita Das, Federica Angeli, Onno C. P. Schayck
2020 Sociology of Health and Illness  
Disembarking from a traditional approach of narrow hazardous environmental and structural conditions in understanding urban slums' health problems and moving towards a new notion of what constitutes health  ...  material and symbolic drivers of a place interweave in shaping slum-dwellers' patterned way of understanding health, and the ways health and illnesses are managed.  ...  Understanding the direct perspectives of slum dwellers around the implication for their health of being a member of urban slums has been rarely explored in the Indian slum context.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1467-9566.13075 pmid:32173877 fatcat:idfcqnj5rzdcxlfrvi65iowfja

A Comparative Study of Living Conditions in Slums of Three Metro Cities in India

Sugata Bag, Suman Seth, Anish Gupta
2016 Social Science Research Network  
In this paper, we conduct a comparative study of representative slums across three largest metro cities in India through primary surveys.  ...  The number of urban poor is also growing and a significant number of these poor find spaces in slums and continue to struggle for better living standards.  ...  countries. 7 Swaminathan (1995) considered poverty and deprivation among pavement dwellers and households living in a designated slum area and concluded that a comprehensive approach considering housing  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2727005 fatcat:bmdgh5s5tfadzpy37yun2i5ozi

Understanding the Contribution of the BSUP (JNNURM) to Inclusive Cities in India

Sundar Burra, Diana Mitlin, Gayatri Menon
2018 Social Science Research Network  
In practice, the BSUP became a housing programme.  ...  dwellers in Indian cities.  ...  These included senior officers in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation in the Government of India, Secretaries of different State Governments, Municipal Commissioners of the different  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3141340 fatcat:3bmerptbobb55fojmjjttvynr4

Housing Markets and Housing Policies in India

Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao
2016 Social Science Research Network  
This paper argues that to address the housing shortage in India, there is desperate need to prepare a framework for housing by (i) including housing as a constitutional right; (ii) resolving issues of  ...  These issues extenuated the housing problem, causing a housing shortage of 51 million in 2011.  ...  The lack of community involvement in project planning and design, restrictions on international investment, and the emergence of affordable forms of housing provision in slums during this period, also  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2767342 fatcat:3k5uvcrl2zcuvfvldz4jh63lqq

Love, desire and disappointment [chapter]

2015 Young Muslim Women in India  
This book, based on extensive, original research, details the changing lives of youth living in slum communities (bustees) in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta).  ...  We are invited into the risky world of mixed-sex dance taking place in clandestine spaces in the slums.  ...  The rights-based approach to research lends itself to multiple participatory methods, informed consent and outcome strategies aimed at youth collaboration and capacity building.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315674216-10 fatcat:kuscqouutzdhzam456mcebyijm

Gender and Sanitation: Women's Experiences in Rural Regions and Urban Slums in India

Wren Vogel, Christina D. Hwang, Sangchul Hwang
2022 Societies  
This article also discusses accounts of women's experiences managing menstruation in both the rural regions and urban slums of India and discusses the social implications of the state of sanitation.  ...  This article utilizes the sanitation insecurity measure to assess the lived experience of women in rural and urban India.  ...  Data Availability Statement: Data used in Figure 3 are from 2011 Census of India [30, 51, 52] . Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/soc12010018 fatcat:w5ty7q35j5dinm4vfrqbca2dpa

Housing in the Urban Age: Inequality and Aspiration in Mumbai [chapter]

Nikhil Anand, Anne Rademacher
2013 Ecologies of Urbanism in India  
In this paper, the authors use an international urbanization conference as a starting point for exploring Mumbai settlers' housing practices.  ...  By examining the complex interplay of housing politics, social mobilization, and municipal policy in Mumbai, the paper argues for more careful attention to new regimes of governing that accompany aspirations  ...  Acknowledgements This paper is based on fieldwork conducted in Mumbai between 2007 and 2009.  ... 
doi:10.5790/hongkong/9789888139767.003.0008 fatcat:kupy7qymabc2vmerijqsahrfru

Roscas as a source of housing finance for the urban poor: an analysis of self-help practices from Hyderabad, India

P. Smets
2000 Community Development Journal  
Moreover, a link exists between ROSCA participation and house (or shack) ownership.  ...  Contrary to conventional housing finance, the creditworthiness of ROSCA participants is determined largely by social factors.  ...  Investment in a dwelling improves the creditworthiness of slum dwellers, which enables them to mobilize credit if required, and not necessarily housing finance, as illustrated by a slum dweller in Karachi  ... 
doi:10.1093/cdj/35.1.16 fatcat:hnvba6ej5zhapeza2xb2dp2a5y
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