the whole of urban India, in 1994, an
estimated 22.5% population was living in
slums and squattered settlements.
than 35% of the population of Pune
living in slums. More than 40% of the
population of Chennai and Ahmedabad is
living in slums.
than 55% of the population of
is living in slums.
slum population is growing at a rate of
8%-9% annually. What does it mean? It
means that almost every ten years,
slum population doubles.
top management of The
Arvind Mills Limited
believes, it does. Their answer is SHARDA
Help Alliance for Relief to Distressed