ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Housing the Poor in Ahmedabad

Mahesh Bhatt V K Chawda A concomitant of the comparatively rapid urbanisation of Gujarat has been the continuous growth of the slums in cities like Ahmedabad, Baroda, Surat, Rajkot, Bhatmagar and Jamnagar. In any programme of war on poverty, along with provision of food and education, provision of adequate housing assumes great importance. In such a programme, tee have to begin where the need for housing is most intensely felt. The need for providing minimum housing facilities is most urgent in the case of urban slum dwellers.

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