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Mumbai is the financial capital of India with a population of approximately 15 million. Over 60% of its citizens stay in over 2000 slum pockets across the city. Dharavi is one of the biggest pockets in the in this metropolis where nearly 60,000 slum families/establishments occupy 239 hectors of land in a compact settlement pattern. Dharavi Redevelopment Project (DRP) appointed MASHAL to undertake GIS based Bio-Metric & Socio-Economic Baseline Survey (BSES) of all slum dwellers/establishment owners of Dharavi and for nearly all slum pockets on the Railway land between Western and Harbour Railway lines. DRP/SRA has advertised for the work and MASHAL responded to the tender based on its experience of similar work in Pune, Nashik and Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporations. The assignment was awarded on the competitive basis.
Dharavi is divided into five Planning Sectors for implementation of DRP. MASHAL carried out above survey for each of the above sectors independently. It used satellite image, survey maps of City Survey Department, information from SRA, RGNP, MCGM, SLR etc. to complete cadastral survey of 57,000 slum structures on total 239 hectors of land in Dharavi.