ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Declining Number of Slums: Nature of Urban Growth

The population living in urban slums grew more slowly than the overall urban population between 1991 and 2001, suggesting an exclusionary nature of urban growth. This was also revealed in the form of massive slum evictions and a low incidence of rural-urban and urban-urban migration among classes with low monthly per capita consumption expenditure.

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