May 242016
 

gujarat non-notified slums

Gujarat ranked 3rd in having largest non-notified slums in the country. The state has 2058 non-notified slums which have more than 3.84 lakh slum households. This accounts for 10% of the country’s 19,749 non-notified slums.

As per the figures of Union ministry of housing and urban poverty alleviation, only Maharashtra (5769) and West Bengal (2684) have higher number of non-notified slums than Gujarat.

Besides, Gujarat has 2.84 lakh households living in those non-notified slums that accounts of 8.74 % slum dwellers of the country’s 32.49 lakh households living in non-notified slums.

Contributed By Sonia Narula

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