Slum Scenario of the City of Taj: A Case Study of Agra City

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Year : 2022 | Volume : | Issue : 2 | Page : 34-41


  1. Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Axis Institute of Architecture, Uttar Pradesh, India


India is known for its prevalence of urban slums. India’s slum population is growing at an alarming rate, doubling in the last 20 years. As per Census 2001, Considering Agra’s Housing Scenario the total number of households were 2,09,997 with the average family size of 6 Agra Master Plan 2021 shows 4,50,000 households with a family size of 5. Currently the city has 1,99,497 units of residences with a deficit of 16585 units. In my research paper, I have depicted the housing scenario of Agra focusing upon the condition of slums.

Keywords: Housing shortage, slums, slum population, Land ownership

[This article belongs to International Journal of Housing and Human Settlement Planning(ijhhsp)]

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 8
Issue 2
Received November 10, 2022
Accepted November 18, 2022
Published November 24, 2022