Successful Preparation of Special Plan for the Development of Backward Areas of North Chennai In Tamil Nadu for the State Planning Commission

EHI International prepared the special development plan in participation with the communities and development agencies working in the area based upon an assessment of the socio-economic status, access to public infrastructure, assessment of key developments & improvement measures over time & their impact on the community. Community needs were identified, and their aspirations and expectations were ascertained. Critical gaps in service delivery were identified. Availability of resources, human capital and structure of economic activity in the area were assessed. Potential areas of improvement and growth were selected. Barriers/challenges were flagged.