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Author(s): Centre for Science and Environment
Published in: 2021
Pages: 10
Publisher: Centre for Science and Environment


SFD Lite Report Sarai Taikore, Chunar India

Sarai Taikore south is a small Low-Income Group (LIG) settlement in Chunar Nagar Palika Parishad (CNPP) (geographical coordinates 25°06'53.7"N 82°52'25.7"E) in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India (Figure 1). It is located within Ward No. 5 of Chunar Nagar Palika Parishad (the city has a total of 25 wards). As per Census of India, 2011, Sarai Taikore south is part of Ward No. 5 and is surrounded by ward number 2, 6,16 and 9 (Table 1).

As per the Census of India 2011, the population of Sarai Taikore south was 1,727 persons. The total area under the jurisdiction of CNPP is 14.00 sq. km. Sarai Taikore south is spread in across area of 0.4 sq. km (approx.) that accommodates around 300 Households (HHs). Sarai Taikore south consists of predominantly households on a hilly terrain and have most of the areas accessible only by small vehicles. Predominant occupation of the people here is daily wage labourers. Piped water supply is provided to the households here at 5 am in the morning for around half an hour. People here face issues related to water supply which is 80 litres per capita per day (lpcd)1 due to its elevation2. Sanitation facilities are provided by CNPP to the residents of this ward. Here in this ward clay soil is generally found and the water table is low about 703 feet (21.3 metres) under the ground surface.