Gender and Mumbai’s Development Plan (2014–2034), video interview with Chayanika Shah, queer feminists teacher, researcher, and activist. Filmed for Hamara Shehar Vikas Niyojan, Mumbai.
Yesterday afternoon the MCGM was forced to set up nine dispatch desks (5 of which were set up outside the head office) after having been flooded with 22,322 suggestion/objection letters to the draft DP and an unending queue of citizens at the MCGM Head Office. They have stated that these dispatch desks will remain open over the coming week given that it is the last week for suggestion/objection letters.
For latest updates, sectorwise analysis of the draft DP and detailed suggestions and objections please visit our new Campaign Website:
Core demands that have been collated based on preparatory workshops conducted by Hamara Shehar Vikas Niyojan Abhiyaan since the draft DP was released on February 26 th 2015 will be uploaded on the website soon: These include detailed sectorwise suggestions and objections for:
2. Slum Habitats
3. Affordable Housing
4. Street Vendors
6. Gaothans, Koliwadas, Adivasipadas
7. R&R Colonies
8. Solid Waste Managment
10.Environment and Open Spaces
A film on the history of Mumbai’s development plan, today’s reality and opportunities for people’s participation in Mumbai’s development plan (31 mins, 2012).