Slums in India : The Mirror of Indian Urban Problems

Authors(1) :-Desh Deepak Singh

The present paper attempts to highlight the problems of Indian urbanisation arising out of poorly planned or haphazard growth of Indian urban population. Slums are the outcome of the combination of demographic, socio-economic, administrative and political reasons like rural-urban migration due to unemployment or poor infrastructural facilities in rural areas, rapid urbanisation, urban poverty, faulty planning of cities, disasters and so on. The major problem with the slums are its identification due to absence of a proper definition of slums that is universally applicable. The paper also tries to suggest planning measures so that the problem that urban India is facing in the forms of slums could be minimised.

Authors and Affiliations

Desh Deepak Singh
Research Scholar, Department of Geography, University of Allahabad, India

Slums, urbanisation, urban problems.

Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 8 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 1457-1459
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1845444
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Desh Deepak Singh, " Slums in India : The Mirror of Indian Urban Problems", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp.1457-1459, November-December-2017.
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