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The Inside Story of JAGA Mission, Odisha. Inaugural Session of of New Lecture Series. Land, Housing and Property Rights: Tracing Policy Shifts and Emerging Issues in India and the Global South

Date: 15 March 2021
Time: 4:00 pm
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Inauguration of New Lecture Series “Land, Housing and Property Rights: Tracing Policy Shifts and Emerging Issues in India and the Global South” presented by Centre for Urban Policy and Governance with the support of Omidyar Network India.
Inaugural Session
The Inside Story of JAGA Mission, Odisha.
JAGA Mission, under the Housing & Urban Development Department, Government of Odisha, aims at transforming the slums into liveable habitat with all necessary civic infrastructure and services, to continuously improve the standard of living and access to livelihood opportunities by implementing the Odisha Land Rights to Slum Dwellers Act, 2017.
Inauguration of Seminar Series
Prof. Shalini Bharat
Director Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Mr. G. Mathi Vathanan, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Government of Odisha. Mr. Mathi Vathanan, has been running the JAGA Mission since its inception and has been long involved with the implementation of various urban poverty alleviation programs, social security programs in the Government of Odisha.
Dr. Partha Mukhopadhyay, Senior Fellow, Centre for Policy Research, & Member, Technical Advisory Committee, Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
Chair: Dr. Amita Bhide, Dean, School of Habitat Studies, TISS Mumbai
The webinar is scheduled on Zoom and all attendees are required to register for the session through the link provided below.
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About the Series:
This is a collaborative effort between the Centre for Urban Policy and Governance, TISS Mumbai and Omidyar Network India. The purpose of the series is to create interdisciplinary dialogue amongst academic scholars and practitioners, activists and policymakers with a focus on:
●contemporary developments related to, and ongoing experiments in, making land and housing more accessible and inclusive.
●addressing themes related to land rights for marginalised urban groups, issues and challenges of real estatization, the commons as a way of contesting the commodification of land, and formal and informal land markets in the Global South, and theorizing land and social relations around land.