Opinions

Urban Poor in India: Addressing the Challenges

Employment News

  • 13 September, 2014
  • Amar Chanchal

This article highlights the fact that the urban areas have failed to meet the demands of the increasing population pressure resulting in large gaps in provisioning of basic amenities. Deprivation of such services has resulted in the expanding of slums with conditions unfit for human habitation. This article suggests that the government must take into account the limitations of its interventions for the urban poor and address the challenges in a comprehensive manner to make urban spaces more equitable and inclusive.

Urban poor in India Addressing the challenges