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Bhubaneshwar, Citywide Slum Upgrading Plan

Project Description

A Citywide Slum Upgrading Plan for Bhubaneswar (CSUB) was developed under the Rajiv Avas Yojna (RAY), as part of the USAID assisted FIRE(D) (Financial Institutions Reform and Expansion – Debt) project. The CSUB was based on a detailed mapping of the city’s slums, a technical assessment of service gaps in each settlement, and a slum tenability assessment using a set of health and life risk parameters to determine viability for in-situ upgrading/redevelopment. The CSUB proposed a citywide, inclusive, comprehensive and integrational development approach. A financial demand assessment and a resource mobilization plan was developed to help generate resources for the Plan’s implementation.

The in-situ upgrading approach was also piloted in 2 Bhubaneswar slum settlements who were provided taps and toilets at home. Families were assisted with micro finance to add taps and toilets in their homes. CURE also prepared a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the In-situ development of Rangamatia area in Bhubaneswar – the first project approved under RAY for implementation.

Project Details

  • Date January 2, 2010
  • Tags Slum Upgrading
  • Project Location

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