Psycho social and demographic profiles of Hindu-Muslim slum dwellers in Delhi

by M. G. Husain

Publisher: Institute of Objective Studies in New Delhi

Written in English
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  • India,
  • Delhi


  • Slums -- India -- Delhi -- Social conditions.,
  • Squatter settlements -- India -- Delhi -- Social conditions.,
  • Slums -- India -- Delhi -- Social conditions -- Statistics.,
  • Squatter settlements -- India -- Delhi -- Social conditions -- Statistics.,
  • Slums -- India -- Delhi -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Hindus -- India -- Delhi -- Population.,
  • Muslims -- India -- Delhi -- Population.

Edition Notes

StatementM.G. Husain.
LC ClassificationsHV4140.D4 H87 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 143 p. ;
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3441760M
LC Control Number2005312418

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Psycho social and demographic profiles of Hindu-Muslim slum dwellers in Delhi. New Delhi: Institute of Objective Studies, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: M G Husain. Social and economic insecurity of slum population along with the beliefs in fatalism causes them to become psychologically dependent on shrines.

Though the slum dwellers possess both rural and urban values, a number of social and cultural changes occur due to long exposure to urban life. Over a third of India’s slum dwellers live in unrecognised slums. Over 65 million people live in slums, up from 52 million inbut slum populations.

The sampled population () is divided in to three categories as per division of age i.e., yrs, yrs and ≥75 yrs. Medical problems, psychological problems and other problems are. Social Construct of the Indian Society General Overview of Behavioural Patterns of India’s Population Nature of Urbanism for Women women, both young and old, in these urban slum will be discussed with the basis of individuals’ actual experiences, collected from discussions with the women of the urban slums.

The physical environments of slums present many challenges to residents, particularly children. Even so, there are thriving communities in slums with strong social and economic networks.

This article looks at the reality of growing up in slums in Delhi, and explores how well-intentioned slum improvement efforts can fail children.

It concludes by identifying ways in which India’s policy. challenges of slum dwellers in day-to-day life, the strategies and social mechanisms followed by them and their say in decision-making processe s.

The Census of India defines slums as residential. Psycho social and demographic profiles of Hindu-Muslim slum dwellers in Delhi book the population in 12 major cities of India lives in slums, and the proportion of slum dwellers and squatters has been continuously increasing.

Therefore, the sanitary conditions and housing. Inan estimated million people were living in slums worldwide, with around 60 million added to the slum population between and   The Slums of Kolkata, a very interesting proposition for study, so many organizations have worked for so many years in the slums of Kolkata for its development, but still there is a lot to do, this study is also a small part of that big effort for betterment of people living in slums, and more than anything this study will try to raise more questions which are worth following for answers.

Report on the situation of slum children in delhi 1. INTERNSHIP REPORT The situation of children belonging to families involved in waste labor in Delhi David Emmanuel Hatier Bachelor’s degree in Psychology Université Laval, Québec (QC), Canada Under the supervision of Dr.

Muhammad Mukhtar Alam Ph.D. in Psychology Delhi University, New Delhi, IndiaExecutive Director of the Indian. Slum Population in Delhi - After Mumbai, Delhi has the second largest slum Population in India.

Nearly million people lives in slum areas in capital of India - New Delhi. These people are mostly unemployed or daily wage workers who cannot even afford basic necessities of life. Future Slum Population in India. The Project “Hindu Muslim Slum Dwellers in Delhi: a Psycho-Social Study” sponsored by Institute Objectives Studies, July to May 2.

DIPR sponsored project “Psycho-Social Problem of Youth of Assam”: cross-sectional Studies” March March 3. Research Scholar in the Department of Psychology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New.

In this paper, we investigate mental health in Kaula Bandar (KB), a non-notified slum with a population of ab people situated on a wharf on Mumbai's eastern waterfront.

Originally settled decades ago by migrants from Tamil Nadu, KB has recently witnessed a wave of migrants from the poorer north Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

Overall, the market-led slum redevelopment model is largely inadequate as a solution to improve housing conditions for the millions of slum dwellers in the maximum city.

View Show abstract. Urban slums in developing countries that are not recognized by the government often lack legal access to municipal water supplies. This results in the creation of insecure “informal” water distribution systems (i.e., community-run or private systems outside of the government’s purview) that may increase water-borne disease risk.

We evaluate an informal water distribution system in a slum. It is a large slum, located on the borders of Delhi and Haryana, with a population of approximately seven lakh (1 lakh = ,) persons.

There is a mix of permanent housing structures and small, precarious, unstable hutments (jhuggis) set up as part of a resettlement drive to shift slum dwellers. Main menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. This paper presents a demographic and socio-economic profile of the Muslims in India, who form the largest minority in the country.

At million strong, Muslims constitute 12% of the population of India. Urban greenery provides ecosystem services that play an important role in the challenging context of urban deprivation and poverty. This study assesses the social importance of vegetation through empirical assessment of 44 urban slums in the rapidly developing southern city of Bangalore, India.

Vegetation played a major role in supporting nutrition by its role in food consumption, and in. Some neighborhoods in northern and western cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, and Ahmedabad sprung up in past decades in the aftermath of Hindu-Muslim riots, as Muslims came together for greater.

Despite this spectacular progress, the Report is a reminder that the Asia–Pacific region remains host to million slum dwellers () – over half of the world’s slum population, and this is a major challenge for Asian cities (see Table 1).

This gave rise to the concept of zoning, social typologies and regional dispersion. The planners found the absence of urban psyche primarily in slum dwellers and it was related with health, sanitation and moral welfare.

In the postcolonial arena, slums were represented as the decay of urbanism and postcolonial shame. The total slum population of Pakistan was estimated to be 47 percent of its total urban population in Islamabad, though a well-planned city of over a million residents, has attracted a significantly large number of economic, environmental and social migrants during the past 15 years, giving rise to slum areas, even within its highly.

Considering the combined population of chawls and slums, between 20% and 30% of the city’s population live in subhuman conditions [41,42,43]. Moreover, Shah argued that the number could be increased by approximately 10%, if the number of non-notified slum dwellers was also taken into account.

The uncertainty concerning the number of people. A slum is usually a highly populated urban residential area consisting mostly of closely packed, decrepit housing units in a situation of deteriorated or incomplete infrastructure, inhabited primarily by impoverished persons.

Although slums, especially in America, are usually located in urban areas, in other countries they can be located in suburban areas where housing quality is low and. Background: Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are an emerging public health problem, accounting for 80% of deaths in low and middle-income countries leading to a global epidemic.

The increasing burden of NCDs is affecting poor and disadvantaged women population disproportionately, contributing to widening health gaps between and within countries.

Career. Krishnan decided to move to Hyderabad, to join PIN as the Coordinator for the program for young an soon became involved with the housing problems of slum dwellers.

When the homes of people living by the city's Musi River were slated to be bulldozed for a "beautification" project, she joined the housing rights campaign of PIN, organized protests and stalled the was. His work with the World Bank's Vijayendra Rao and Michael Woolcock surveyed households from 30 slums in Delhi.

"Indian slums are incredibly productive," Jha said, adding that Mumbai, where much of "Slumdog" takes place, includes the Dharavi slum, one of the largest leather producers in the world. Consequently, Delhi’s segregation indices are among the strongest of all 11 cities: D(M) = for the built-up area (which extends into neighbouring states) and D(M) = for Delhi itself.

In other words, in order to achieve a religiously even spatial pattern in Delhi, either half of. DRAFT CHANDIGARH MASTER PLAN - SAFE CITY CONCERNS Physical Settings: Seismic Characteristics: • It lies in Zone-IV of the Seismic Zonation Map () of India.(High Vulnerable) • It is located on Indo-Gangetic near to the active tectonic zone Demographic Profile: Sex Ratio Existing Land Perspective Use Plan Source: Draft.

A study from the united nations in (ESCAP) predicted that 60% of the urban population of Asia shall be living in slums & squatter settlements by the yearwhereas; currently the number of squatter settlements & slum dwellers has increased from this number.

The massive allocations under the JNNURM for the urban poor were an opportunity to create the political will for transferring land to slum-dwellers .