Summary Analysis of Slum Policies and their Implementation: Research note prepared for workshop on July 21, 2012 (English)

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Description:Collected research on the history of slum policies in Chennai and the record of their implementation prepared for a workshop held at IFMR on July 21, 2012 (English).

Presentation Slides on Slum Policies and their Implementation from Workshop on July 21, 2012

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Description:Slides summarizing research on slum policies in the city of Chennai and the history of their implementation presented at a workshop held at IFMR on July 21, 2012 (English). 

Slums, resettlement, and tenure in JNNURM & RAY

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Author: Transparent Chennai
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Description: Slides summarizing research on the way tenure security was provided to residents under the JNNURM: through resettlement rather than through in-situ rehabilitation. Presented at a meeting held on December 2, 2012 (English).

The JNNURM in Chennai 2005 – 2012: An assessment with focus on the urban poor

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Author:Transparent Chennai
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Description: Slides summarizing research on the JNNURM and its performance in Chennai in improving conditions for the urban poor. Presented at a public meeting held on December 2, 2012.

The JNNURM and Access to Basic Services

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Author: Transparent Chennai, Corporation of Chennai, Housing and Urban Development Department
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Description: Slides summarizing research on the performance of the JNNURM in addressing issues facing access to basic services for the urban poor. Presented at a public meeting held on December 2, 2012.

The Board and the Bank: Changing Policies towards Slums in Chennai

Source:Economic and Political Weekly
Author:Nithya V. Raman
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Description:Paper on the history of the World Bank’s interventions in Chennai’s slum housing policies, and the impacts on the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board.

Give the people what they want

Source:Indian Express
Author:Nithya V. Raman
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Description:Op-ed based on the experiences with the public consultation for informal sector workers in the review of the City Development Plan in Chennai held in February 2009.

Govt fails to learn from past mistakes

Source:New Indian Express
Author:Nithya V. Raman
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Description:Op-ed arguing that the Basic Services for the Urban Poor component of the JNNURM has not specified the means through which cities and states should be improving access to basic services, leading to mixed outcomes in Chennai and other cities.

The residents of Thiruvika Colony

Source: Centre for Development Finance 
Author: Selvan Thandapani and Elizabeth Matthew
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Description: A photo journal that captures the lives of the residents of Thiruvika Colony, a poor neighbourhood around Mount Road

Housing and Urban Development, Demand No.26, Policy Note 2009-10

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Author: Housing and Urban Development Department
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Description: This document details the institutional and legal framework for housing and the functions of the agencies responsible. It also includes schemes being implemented.