Road Connectivity and Development In Rural Mizoram

By: Lianhmingthanga

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Connectivity, which includes communication networks, electric connections, health infrastructure, educational infrastructure, transport facilities, etc.,is one of the most important pre-requisite for an economy.Among them, roads areconsidered to be the most fundamental connectivity because of its affordability within the community. It can be stated as a key component ofdevelopment, especially for the rural areas. Mizoram is a land-locked state and so, road transport continues to be the principal means of communication for most community, business, and personal purposes.This book is a study of how investments in the construction of roads and its resultant connectivity influences the development of an economy, and what the pattern of relationship is between road connectivity and development, taking the villages of Mizoram as a case.The analysis was undertaken by adopting various road connectivity parameters which were tested against identified development variablesof demography, employment, agriculture development, and availability of social infrastructures. Itwas found that road connectivity do lead to development in several fields.Itmoves people away from unsustainable shifting cultivation to more sustainable agriculture practices like plantation and horticulture, and wet rice cultivation.Moreover, it has favourable effects on the demographic and employment patterns of the villagers. Printed Pages: 140

Title: Road Connectivity and Development In Rural Mizoram

Author Name: Lianhmingthanga

Categories: India, Management,

Publisher: New Delh, Shipra Publicaitons:

ISBN: 8193437977

ISBN 13: 9788193437971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 1201592

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