In a very thorough analysis of the "Remake of Mumbai Federation" plan Daryl D’Monte brings out the issues that will become the stumbling blocks as Mumbai (and all of urban India) try to negotiate the population explosion of the coming years.
Is the remaking of Mumbai sustainable?
A self-styled Remaking of Mumbai Federation (ROMF) has spun out a Rs.60,000 crore plan for redeveloping the city, which includes housing the urban poor in skyscrapers. Experiences show that this does not work for the poor, notwithstanding redevelopment’s own merits.
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