GANESHNAGAR
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AHMEDABAD
INDIA
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GUJARAT
GANESHNAGAR

ABOUT

Ganeshnagar is a transit camp for people who were displaced during the Ahmedabad river front development. These people were given a plot of 
10ft x 15 ft to setup temporary shelters until they would get permanent houses. 
 
The camp consists of a
mix neighborhood of people from different caste, religions and places. While majority are Hindus & Muslims from West Bengal, Marwadis from Rajasthan and Gujarat.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Average Family size: 5 people
Number of families living here: currently around 700 families 
Major occupation: daily wage laborers Rag pickers and Auto rickshaw drivers
Educational infrastructure: there are 4 Anganwadis out of which only 3 are functional. There is 1 Primary school which does not function regularly.
Water supply: The area has bore wells and overhead tanks. Some people have access to tap water at home.
Power supply: The neighborhood has Torrent power supply. Some families that cannot afford electricity, uses illegal power supply. 
Sanitation: The area has few public toilets, majority of which are non-functional. Some families have built toilets outside their houses. Open defecation is a common practice.

PRESENT CONDITIONS

Lack of Water Facility
Practice of Child Labour
Lack of Medical Care
Lack of Proper Sanitation
Lack of Toilet Facilities
Lack of Proper Infrastructure

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