International Journal of Home Science
2021, VOL. 7 ISSUE 3, PART C
Assessing and enhancing the quality of life of the selected village
Author(s): Dr. K Manimozhi and J Vidhya
Rural development is the process of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of people living in rural areas, often relatively isolated and sparsely populated areas. Rural development has traditionally cantered on the exploitation of land-intensive natural resources such as agriculture and forestry. Rural development is a comprehensive term which has given highest priority for amelioration of the living conditions of the rural masses based on the scientific utilization of India's natural resources. This helps the villagers from ancient times to British period to get benefitted in their socio economic conditions. The experiments could be traced from Srinikethan in 1921 to community development in 1952. After independence, many rural development programmes have been implemented to tackle the problems of poverty and unemployment in rural India. (Steffanie (2016). Urban slums are the settlements or the region located nearby city area which cannot provide the basic living conditions necessary for its inhabitants. People live in slums are deprived of their basic facilities like healthy Food, Clothes and Shelters Sanitation and Education the root cause for these includes the economic conditions of the family and illiteracy. The present study is descriptive in nature. To select 1822 families’ purposive sampling technique was used in this study. In this study the root cause of the problem and solutions for those problems in selected Urban Slum area was analysed. The study also focussed to identify the change in quality of life of the respondents in urban slums.
How to cite this article:
Dr. K Manimozhi, J Vidhya. Assessing and enhancing the quality of life of the selected village. Int J Home Sci 2021;7(3):163-166.