Transformation of MUMBAI

Mumbai Story 2 – Dabbawalas: Lifeline of Mumbaikars Daily Lunch

Mumbai Story 2 – Dabbawalas: Lifeline of Mumbaikars Daily Lunch

About 125 years ago, a Parsi banker wanted to have home-cooked food in his office and hired someone to collect it from his home and bring it to him at work. He was the first ever Dabbawala or tiffin carrier. Many people liked the idea […]

Singapore’s public housing has led to creation of jobs, safer living conditions for residents

Singapore’s public housing has led to creation of jobs, safer living conditions for residents

From an economically and socially under-developed country to one of the world’s best nations, Singapore has come a long way. Lacking in natural minerals and resources, it drew its strength from being a “stable and progressive economy” to drive more foreign direct investments and private […]

Mumbai Story 1 – Rani and Wahida

Mumbai Story 1 – Rani and Wahida

The story of Rani and Wahida Textile workers in slums Rani’s family lived in one of the peripheral slums of the Basti called Prem Nagar Slums, one of the most deprived precincts and also the most crowded. The average monthly income of a family there […]

Public Housing

Public Housing

The terms “affordable housing” and “public housing” are frequently used interchangeably, causing a lot of confusion in the process. They are actually two very different. Affordable housing refers to housing units that are affordable by that section of society whose income is below the median […]

The Slums of Mumbai

The Slums of Mumbai

Everywhere on the ground lay sleeping natives– hundreds and hundreds. They lay stretched at full length and tightly wrapped in blankets, heads and all. Their attitude and rigidity counterfeited death. – Mark Twain, on a nocturnal drive through Bombay in 1896. The Early History of […]

Old mumbai (Formerly ‘Bombay’)

Old mumbai (Formerly ‘Bombay’)

Old Mumbai (Formerly ‘Bombay’) – 1920s Churchgate,CST,Dadar,apolo bundar,Retro Mumbai,The city of Bombay originally consisted of seven islands, namely Colaba, Mazagaon, Old Woman’s Island, Wadala, Mahim, Parel, and Matunga-Sion. This group of islands, which have since been joined together by a series of reclamations, formed part […]

Mumbai City at 1920s

Mumbai City at 1920s

  See how mumbai , then Bombay city was , as described by the Britishers… Long liv Mumbai , eventually the charm has been lost , just have a look at the mumbai / bombay it was in 1920s

Journey from Bombay to AAMCHI MUMBAI!

Journey from Bombay to AAMCHI MUMBAI!

      Bombay has no bombs and is a harbor not bay. Today(1st May), in the year 1960, Bombay (now Mumbai) was transformed from a Bombay State to Bombay City and a capital of a newly created state Maharashtra. Life of the present Mumbaikar’s […]


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