Urban Development

Urban Development Urban Development
CFSD supports an integrated development approach for the improvement of living conditions in the urban slums. The focus areas for the urban development include urban environment, housing and physical infrastructure, poverty alleviation, education and health. Under the banner of the Integrated Development approach the slum dwellers are encouraged to participate in the planning and implementation of sustainable slum improvement measures. For a sustainable urban development concept CFSD is committed to facilitate participatory approach encompassing slum dwellers, govt organizations, NGO’s and the private sector.

CFSD is presently involved in the Urban housing program of the government and is working in close association with the Slum Rehabilitation Authority and Slum Department of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation. CFSD helps in mobilizing communities to participate in the government housing scheme, helps in bank linkages so that the beneficiaries get loan to pay 10% to 12% of beneficiary contribution and also helps in formation of Housing Co-operative Societies to ensure the transfer of Tenure rights to the slum dwellers.

CFSD has conducted socio economic surveys in the slums of the city under the Rajiv Awas Yojana and has been involved in the preparation of Plane Table Maps and socio –economic surveys in slums for the purpose of Notifications and Tenure Rights (“Patta Watap”)