Land’ and ‘Colonisation’ are State subjects and therefore, it is the responsibility of the State/Union Territory (UT) Governments to frame policies and implement schemes for the people living in slums. s per Census of India 2011, the total number of people living in slums in Delhi and Mumbai is 16,17,239 and 52,06,473 respectively.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mangesh Mahadev Parab Vs M/s. New Monarch Builders and Contractors & Others dated 03/09/2019 regarding applicability of the EIA Notification, 2006, for the constructions being undertaken by M/s. New Monarch Builders and Contractors in respect of Slum Redevelopment Project on CTS Nos. 706, 706/1 to 106/11, 706/14 to 15 and 706/22 of village Marol at Andheri (East), Mumbai-400059 under the Slum Rehabilitation Scheme.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sandhya S. Kulkarni & Others Vs Arihant Realtors & Others dated 10/04/2019 regarding enforcement of order of the Tribunal directing the SEIAA, Maharashtra to reconsider to the extent of fixation of parking spaces and the green belt. The order was passed in proceedings challenging environment clearance dated 20.02.2013 for construction of Residential-cum- Commercial project under Slum Rehabilitation Authorities (SRA) scheme on plot CTS No. 4/6(pt), 4/7(pt), 7, 7/1 to 3, 9(p), 9/1 to 4, 10(pt) (CTS No.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Susme Builders Pvt. Ltd. Vs Chief Executive Officer, Slum Rehabilitation Authority & Others dated 04/01/2018 regarding rehabilitation of 800 slum dwellers in proper accommodation, Santacruz (East), Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Austin Francis D’souza Vs Slum Rehabilitation Authority, Mumbai & Others dated 21/11/2017 regarding withdrawal of directions under Section 5 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 on a project/ construction at Katraj Road, Wadala, Mumbai and the project did not have environmental clearance.

Central America is undergoing an important transition. Urban populations are increasing at accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges for development, as well as opportunities to boost sustained, inclusive and resilient growth.

At the slum decadal growth rate of 34%, the slum households are projected to go upto 18 million. 2 million non-slum urban poor households are proposed to be covered under the Mission. Hence, total housing shortage envisaged to be addressed through the new mission is 20 million.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Arvind V. Aswal Vs Arihant Realtors dated 08/04/2015 regarding construction of residential-cum commercial project under Slum Rehabilitation Authorities (SRA) scheme on plot CTS No.4/6(pt), 4/7(pt), 7,7/1 to 3, 9(pt), 9/1 to 4, 10(pt) (CTS No.4/7 (pt), situated at Mulund (W) Mumbai.

Order of the Madras High Court in the matter of A. Narayanan Vs Chief Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 04/09/2014 regarding rehabilitation of slum dwellers.

This paper examines Delhi’s first slum in situ redevelopment project under public-private partnership undertaken by the Delhi Development Authority in Kathputli Colony. At a time where the principle of community participation is recognised in policy documents, this research focuses on its implementation in this project, at the ground level, highlighting the challenges of participation in the context of a settlement with multiple communities. A preliminary assessment raises a series of questions regarding the management of such redevelopment projects.