Rural development in India: A study on progress, performance, and determinants
Jagbir Ahlawat, Punam Ahlawat
Rural development has assumed global attention especially among the developing nations and it has great significance for a county like India. Rural development is the is the backbone for any country's economic development and it helps the economy to grow and sustain. Rural development usually refers to the process of enhancing the quality of life and financial well-being of individuals, specifically living in populated and remote areas. The rural India facing the major problems of infrastructure in villages and connectivity by roads and less employment opportunities in rural areas. Rural development focuses upon the development of rural economies, issues and effectively aims at developing their productivity. It emphasises the need to address various issues of rural economies that hamper growth and improve these areas. The Government of India has lunched many schemes for development of rural areas. This paper is to study the role of these schemes in rural development of India and to analyse the conditions of rural economy and also study the issues and challenges of the rural areas.
Jagbir Ahlawat, Punam Ahlawat. Rural development in India: A study on progress, performance, and determinants. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, Volume 7, Issue 3, 2021, Pages 126-129