Abstract: With the augmentation of urban population, slums have shaped a alarm for cities expansion. Slums are the subsidiary areas of cities where the service amenities are meager, people are uneducated, and drinking water supply is wretchedly on the lowest ebb. Slums are the establishment of domestic turmoil and lakings existing in urban set ups.. They are the harsh realities of our environment and ought to have serious concentration in view of the monetary and social challenges they pose to urban growth and planning in particular and environmental in general. The study of slums is significant for the environmental adaptation and ameliorating the problems of urban areas for providing more amenities to the a lot. In this paper, an attempt has been made to study the social, demographic and economic profile of the immigrants in the slums of Jammu City and their living environment.
Keywords: Panic, Urban development, Amenities, Economic conditions, Environment