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Inventorisation of Environmental Features in Greater Mumbai

By HCPDPM, Ahmedabad and Adarkar Associates, Mumbai

Category: Research

Status: Under Completion

Project Brief:

The project is aimed at creating a database of envrionmental features along with a condition assessment of each of the features towards prioritising sites, preparation of action plan so as to direct efforts of concerned agencies towards protection and improvement of these features and inform planning processes.

The project scope includes;

  • Preparation of an inventory of environmental features (water courses, open spaces & water bodies, coastline features and large urban green areas) in Greater Mumbai. 
  • Undertaking a condition assessment of each of these features. 
  • Developing an action plan (identification of project, programmes and priorities) for improving these features.

The project is divided into five tasks as follows:

  1. Inventorisation of Water Courses of Rivers and Natural Drains (Completed)
  2. Inventorisation of Open Spaces and Water Bodies in the Island City (Ongoing)
  3. Inventorisation of Open Spaces & Water Bodies in the Western Suburbs  (Ongoing)
  4. Inventorisation of Open Spaces & Water Bodies in the Eastern Suburbs (Ongoing)
  5. Inventorisation of Large Urban Greens and Coastline Features (Completed)

Project TOR

Map environmental features including water courses, coastal features and large urban greens in Greater Mumbai

Master List of water courses, coastal features and large urban greens in Greater Mumbai

Summary Report on Condition Assessment on Task 1 & 3

Summary Report on Action Plan on Task 1 & 3

The detailed condition assessment of each of environmental features will be uploaded shortly.

Project Reports