Nagpur is the largest
city in central India and the third largest city by population in the state of
Maharashtra. It has always enjoyed the status of a capital city that continues
till date it is the winter capital of the Maharashtra state. It is estimated
that one-third of the city’s population lives in slums. There are about 427
slum pockets in the city spread over an area of about 17 sq.km.
24.2 Lakhs approx (2006)
industries like hospitality, transport etc. and manufacturing industries.
30 percent of the city’s population is ‘working’ as per Census of India-2001.
Trade, hotels and restaurants is the largest industry group in the city. About
36.3 percent of the working population is engaged in this industry group.
location on the confluence of various transportation routes has probably
contributed to the large share of employment generation in the trade and
transportation sector. Transportation sector employs 17.6 percent of the total
working population. Manufacturing also has a significant presence in Nagpur
with 15.4 percent of the working population involved in this
sector.City Development Plan - Nagpur
LEVELS (As per CDP prepared in
NMC sources 470 MLD mainly from surface
sources. Currently, it meets demand, but with population growth it may face a
deficit situation by 2011. Post bulk water treatment point, per capita supply
of water is 200 lpcd, which is well above the prescribed norms.
The Corporation follows a flat tariff structure and NMC recovers about 62% of
its O&M expenditure on water supply charges. Though
no figures are available for actual supply at household level, it is known that
treatment and transmission and distribution losses are very high. Supply is
also dissatisfactory in terms of the number of hours of water supply and water
pressure and the operational expenses for water supply services have been
exceeding the revenues each