Recovery and Restoration of Livelihoods of involuntarily displaced communities: Perspectives from Ujjani and Sardar Sarovar Projects. Madar Samad IWMI, Hyderabad. Ramasamy Iyer : “ Considerable hardships and injustice ” to many displaced (The Hindu, April 13, 2006)
Key Question is why is that although the adverse effects of population displacement are in general well documented and the existence of several guidelines on resettlement management, it continues to be a difficult problem?
Hypothesis 1 population displacement are in general well documented and the existence of several guidelines on resettlement management, it continues to be a difficult problem?
Negative short term consequences of displacement are compensated by the longer term benefits generated from enhanced socio-economic opportunities created in the newly developed relocation site.
With proper counter risk policy and approaches, short term adverse effects can be largely arrested, and some even fully prevented, while others considerably mitigated, and thus people’s livelihood are resorted much earlier.
A comprehensive review of national policy and procedures for resettlement management in India.
The review will focuses on
Case studies involved:
Effective rehabilitation and resettlement management courts : minimizing relocation stresses of oustees and improve, or at least restore, the their living standard to the level before displacement within the shortest possible time.
How has the socio-economic status of dam oustees in Ujjani and SSP changed over time?
Receipt of Compensation - SSP three SSP states