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Date of publication: 
août 2013
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
oai:openknowledge.worldbank.org:10986/15473
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CC BY 3.0 Unported

This report discusses the study of slums
in the city of Surat and it is divided into eight sections.
Section one introduces the study and discusses general
background, overall methodology, methods and techniques of
data collection, and methods of analysis; section two
profiles the city of Surat and slums therein; section three
discusses definition and recognition of slums and situation
of tenure of land along with the physical and social
infrastructure and people's views on the same; section
four attempts to throw light on resettlement and
up-gradation of slums and section five relates with the
community participation and activities in the slums. The
objectives of these studies of slums in four towns/cities
were as follows: The similarities and differences identified
may be in perceptions of slum dwellers about the priority of
services in the slum, their economic condition, economic
potential and willingness to share the cost of internal
infrastructure and community dynamics including the degree
or potential for community organization, mobilization or
group savings, etc.

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Centre for Social Studies

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The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development.

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