100RC

Surat’s Resilience Challenge

100RC

Surat’s Resilience Challenge

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  • Discovery Area Group


    Discovery Area Group



    Connectivity & Mobility

    The city of Surat suffers from the lack of enforcement of the traffic management system...


    Affordable Housing

    The fact that the growth rate of slum population has always been higher than that of the city ....


    Water Availability & Quality

    In view of the rising population over the next two decades, to meet the water needs of Surat city..



    Dominant Sectors of Employment & Economic Dependen

    The economy of Surat is heavily dependent on two dominant sectors, which are diamond and textile...


    Eco -system & Environmental Regulations

    The environmental cell should be active and efficient in monitoring air pollution...


    Social Cohesion

    Communities are stable in Surat, but not connected well...


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    Surat

    Resilience CHALLENGES


    Surat

    Resilience CHALLENGES


    • FLOODING (COASTAL AND RAINFALL)
    • Unprecedented population growth • High migration • Lack of affordable houses for urban poor
    • • High dependency on Ukai dam • No alternative source of water • River Tapi catchment management
    • • Imbalance in diamond business due to growing market of synthetic diamond
    • • Pollution, especially of water and air • Coastal environment and salinity issues
    • • Non-availability of migrant records • Community unrest: Reservation issues • Depletion of cultural values