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The Indian Express

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Keynote Speaker & Panelist
Iqbal S Chahal
Commissioner, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

What Can be done to improve housing for migrants?

Millions of migrant workers stay without proper housing. Good quality of housing has been linked with favourable health, education and livelihood related outcomes. What can governments, both at the Centre and states, do to improve the housing opportunities for migrant workers? What role can India’s formal private sector — the bigger firms which have been doing well — play in boosting housing options? Are there any policies or initiatives at the intersection of the government, private sector and civil society that can alter the dynamics and present a potential inclusive affordable housing solution?

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Panelists

PanelistsAmita Bhide
Professor
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
PanelistsGautam Bhan
Associated Dean
Indian Institute for Human Settlements
PanelistsShrayana Bhattacharya
Senior Social Protection Economist
World Bank
PanelistsManikandan K P
Institution Builder
Indian Housing Federation