Overview for Socio-Economic Status of Scavengers: A Study
Sabir Ali (Author)
Sabir Ali did his post-graduation from Jawaharlal Nehru University and specialization in "Town and Country Planning" from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi (Deemed University). He has worked on a number of research assignments in India and abroad for about two decades now. A Geographer-Planner by profession, the editor has contributed a number of articles in research Journals. He has several books to his credit, the notable among them being Slums Within Slums, Socio-Economic Status of Scavengers, Modernizing Urban India, Environment and Resettlement Colonies of Delhi, Low Cost Sanitation in Uttar Pradesh, Environmental Scenario of Delhi Slums, Major Problems of Delhi Slums, Urban Poverty in India, and Environmental Situation of Slums in India. In his assignment abroad, the editor formulated and executed the Nisma Master Plan for the Department of Architecture, Municipality of Gharian, Libya in 1983. There he also supervised the work of foreign consultants of Republic of Ireland and Poland on behalf of the Municipality of Gharian and prepared layout plans, master plans and sub-regional plans of 29 settlements. At present, he is working as Senior Fellow in the Council for Social Development, New Delhi and the visiting faculty of School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi.