Municipal Corporation


Slum Networking Project


Housing and Slum Networking Project Department is working for the rehabilitation and redevelopment of slum dwellers. The main object of this department is to improve the living standards of slum dwellers by constructing and allotment of EWS Houses to Urban Poor of the city and Safai Kamdar working in AMC, under different schemes of State & Central Government.

Housing project department is also constructing new Fire Stations and Fire Staff Quarters.

Organization Structure of the Department


Role & Functions / Objectives of Department

To upgrade the living environment for slum dwellers by constructing the EWS houses for Urban Poor with all basic amenities and social infrastructure.

To rehabilitate the urban poor

Details of Officials of the Department

Sr. No. Name Of Officer Designation Contact Number
1 Anand B. Patel Additional City Engineer. -
2 Kirit J Modi Deputy City Engineer. -
3 Rajesh B Patel Deputy City Engineer.. -
4 Bharati D Patel Assistant City Engineer. -
5 Ramesh Prajapati Assistant City Engineer. -
6 Jayantibhai Patel Assistant City Engineer -
7 Nitin G Sanchala Assistant City Engineer -
8 Aashish A Patel Assistant City Engineer -
9 Smt Kalvati Patel Assistant City Engineer -
10 Gangesh Sharma Assistant Engineer -
11 Prakash Bhenjaria Assistant Engineer -
12 Maheshbhai Thaker Assistant Engineer -
13 Hitesh Dholakia Assistant Engineer -
14 Mahendra Solanki Assistant Engineer -
15 Khambhata Nirmal Assistant Engineer -
16 Patel Hasmukhbhai Assistant Engineer -
17 Krishnaben Damor Assistant Engineer -
18 Mohmadfaruk Quereshi Assistant Engineer -
19 Yogeshwari Rathod Technical Supervisor -
20 Shankarbhai Baria Technical Supervisor -
21 Dilipbhai Chavada Technical Supervisor -
22 Hirenbhai Gondalia Technical Supervisor -
23 Jignesh Prajapati Technical Supervisor -
24 Kantbhai Ramanuj Senior Clerk -
25 Sejalben D Shah Junior Clerk -
26 Ravat Ranjitkumar Junior Clerk -

Initiatives taken by the Department / Project undertaken by the Department

Construction of Houses under JnNURM Project

Under JnNURM, The BSUP Project More than 20160 Houses are being Constructed. The above units are constructed with Mascon Technology for monolithic &Earthquake Resistance construction. The above units are constructed by keeping in view the economic construction cost & low maintenance expenses. The area of each unit is 36.50 Sq.Mt. Under this policy 19806 units are completed in all respects out of which 14480 units are allotted to people affected by Sabarmati Riverfront Development Project and other projects.

Affordable Housing project Under the Mukhymantri Gurh Awas Yojana Housing Scheme.

Under the Chief Minister's Housing Scheme, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation constructed 5074 EWS Houses for the Economically Weaker Section of the society and also 4937 LIG houses for the Lower Income Group.In all, 10011 houses are under Constructioin 29 different areas of the city, like Vejalpur, Nikol, Chandkheda, Chandlodiya, Thaltej, kali, Vadaj, Vastral, Kankariya, Shahibaugh, etc. InLIG Housingcategory carpet area of each unit is 45.00 Sq.Mts. and in EWS Housingcategory carpet area of of each unit is 28.00 Sq.Mts.Also social Infrastructure facilities like Anganvadi and Health centre etc. are being provided.

Housing Facility under Safai Kamdar Yojana.

In collaboration with Gujarat Safai Kamdar Vikas Nigam & AMC in phase-1 at various locations within city limit Department hasconstructed 1984 units each with a built-up area of 36.50 Out of the 1984 units, 1696 units have beem alloted in draw and possession of 869 units has already been given.

In phase-2, construction of 512 units is in progress at various locations within the city limit.

Pilot Project DPR – Rajiv Awas Yojana ( RAY)

AMC has planned to make the city slum free with a view to increase the living standard of slum dwellers by providing them dwelling units having all basis facilities & amenities. Planning work of Slum Free city has been awarded to CEPT which in the process of preparing the Detailed Project Report for the same. For this scheme, total station survey & socio economic survey of all slum pockets has already been carried out.Under this project tenders for In Situ Redevelopment work of 924 slum units, In situ Housing upgradation work of 163 slum units are invited. In addition to abovepoints, under New Housing Phase- I, project activities tenders for 1344 units are invited to relocate slums & under Phase- II, tenders for 1184 units are invited to relocate slums. All the above works will be started immediately after the tender procedures are completed.

Gujarat Rehabilitation & Redevelopment of the Slum -2010.

According to above policy Rehabilitations & Redevelopment of Slum dwellers at the same location have been adopted. According to this policy every slum dwellers will be given Pakka unit of 25.00 smt (G+ 3 floors) at the same location. Implementation of the same has already started. At present the following proposals have been sanctioned by the state Government.

Sr.No. Zone Ward Area's Name T.P. F.P. Total Hut's Developer's Name
1 East Zone Amraiwadi Bhikhadevano wado 27 48/P 287 Safal Reality
2 East Zone Amraiwadi Rushinagar 27 49 384 Safal Reality
Talawadina chapara 27 50 213
Talawadina chapara 27 52 201
Talawadina chapara 27 51
3 West zone Ambawadi Abhujikuvana Chapra 21 422 55 Safal Reality
4 West zone Sabarmati Kailashnagar 23 450, 451, 452 65 Safal Reality
5 West zone Vasna Mangal talavadi na chapra 26 274, 275 416 Safal Reality
6 East Zone Khokhra Bavajina chapra 25 164 196 Safal Construction
7 East Zone Khokhra Bavajina chapra 25 162 42 Safal Reality
8 west zone Naranpura lakhudi Talavadi 3 190 512 Safal Construction
9 North Zone Potaliya Sanjay nagar. 12 196 188 Arvind Infrastructure
10 East Zone Gomtipur Salatnagar 16 305 292 Gala Infrastructure
11 South Zone Danilimada Bhilvas,shahealam tolnaka sector-2 37 49 82 Gala Infrastructure
12 West Zone Navrangpura Gulbai Tekara 20 282, 284 400 Harshyu Infrastructure Service Pvt.
Total 3333

Under this policy, slum dwellers are provided alternative housing accommodation by the developers at no cost till the work is completed. The unitshave all basic facilities & Amenities.

Housing will be allotted to beneficiaries by a computer draw. The first ownership right will be allotted to ladies.

10% of the total project cost shall be given to the society for maintenance by the developers.

The developers will be given TDR which will cross subsidise the construction cost. Under this policy, prime care has been taken to relocate all the slum dwellers to the same spot.

At present under this policy construction activities of 2264 units are in progress.

Gujarat Slum Rehabilitation Policy –PPP-2013

Under this policy tenders for construction of 3876 units at 14 slum pockets are invited by AMC & after the completion of tender procedures at different places construction of slum units will be started.

Awards / Achivements

Constru India -2008:India- Tech Excellence Awards -2008 for main streaming Urban –Poor- Slum Networking to improve the Habitat of Urban poor and provide livelihood opportunities.

Ahmedabad Slum Networking, Shaikh khalifa bin salman al khalia un-habitat award in 2008

The Dubai International Award for best practices in Improving the living Environment for its best practice slum networking programmer, Ahmedabad-2006

Innovation in servicing needs of the urban poor-2010 by Indian space foundation Government of India & the World Bank.

Best City in Implementinion Of BSUP(Basic Services to the Urban Poor) for Ministry of Housing and urban poverty alleviation, of Central Government -2010-11

Best City for Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP) Award for Ministry of Housing and urban poverty alleviation, of Central Government -2013-14

Service offered by the Department

The Department is responsible for Construction of Houses for urban poor & slum dwellers under various rehabilation and housing schemes. The Deparment is also responsible for construction of various buildings under different projects allotted by higher authorities.

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