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Population influx in the metropolitan city, Guwahati, and regional development of other districts in Assam
Corresponding Author(s) : Abhilasha Kashyap
Humanities & Social Sciences Reviews,
Vol. 10 No. 2 (2022): March
Purpose of the study: The study is conducted to understand - the cause of rapid population migration from rural to urban areas in Assam, the availability of basic amenities in every household, different aspects of imbalance in regional development and suggestions to overcome from all these challenges.
Methodology: The whole research was based on online survey data. Data on various issues being faced by the residents of Guwahati as well as small towns of Assam were collected from the respondents.
Main Findings: The increase in rural dwellers, students and service people blindly pouring into cities creates problems both for the city dwellers and planners. The problems are already visible in their daily lives.
Applications of the study: This study is useful in understanding the causes and impact of the imbalance in the regional development of the state of Assam.
Novelty/Originality of the study: There have been various researches on the regional development of Assam state before but in the recent 4-5 years urbanization in the city has increased which still indicates the need for change in policies and infrastructures. This study has been conducted to give solutions to the existing problems of increasing migration of residents from small districts to the main city of Guwahati.
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