Vegetating at Sanjay Nagar Patra Chawl in Sangli

During October 2011 the contractor constructing 93 residential units at Sanjay Nagar Patra Chawl in Sangli under the Government of India’s Integrated Housing and Slum Development Program stopped work due to a disagreement with the implementing agency, the local government, the Sangli, Miraj, & Kupwad Municipal Corporation (SMKMC), over cost escalation associated with both materials[…]

Residents of Indira Nagar Gharkul relocate to their transition camp

On 17th January 2013 residents (312 families) of the slum known as ‘Indira Nagar Gharkul’ in Miraj dismantled their homes and relocated to their transition site to allow the land to be redeveloped under the Integrated Housing and Slum Development Program (IHSDP).  Once construction is complete the capacity of this site will more than double[…]