ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Privatising Earthquake Rehabilitation

Private organisations contacted by the Gujarat government to rebuild houses in earthquake-affected Kutch are having to beat a dejected retreat. On one hand, housing contractors merely wanted to reap a quick turnover, on the other, their understanding of the villages they sought to rebuild did not take into account the differing wants of the people and the caste-class divisions among them.

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