Slums and Squatter Settlements

Keerthan P agadala


Urbanization in India has led to an unprecedented growth in the increase of squatter settlements. This report aims to bring out an objective understanding of a Slum in India through a social point of view. It also aims to uncover the problems of the inhabitants at ground zero. The factors for slum growth remain constant through the lengths of our country, with the slum dwellers facing the same socio-economic problems. A comparison of studies by scholars has been done to throw light on this matter and draw out useful conclusions.

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