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Title:
FACTORS AFFECTING DISPARITIES IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT OF ASSAM: AN INTER-DISTRICT LEVEL ANALYSIS

Authors:
Dharmendra Narayan Dev; Dr. Ratneswar Debnath

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1Dharmendra Narayan Dev; 2. Dr. Ratneswar Debnath
1Assistant Professor of Economics, Swami Yogananda Giri College, Saktiashram, Kokrajhar, Assam- 783354 and Research Scholar, Bodoland University, Kokrajhar, BTAD, Assam
2. Principal of Commerce College, Kokrajhar, BTAD, Assam

MLA 8
Dev, Dharmendra Narayan, and Dr. Ratneswar Debnath. "FACTORS AFFECTING DISPARITIES IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT OF ASSAM: AN INTER-DISTRICT LEVEL ANALYSIS." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 8, Aug. 2018, pp. 4069-4080, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=286. Accessed Aug. 2018.
APA
Dev, D., & Debnath, D. (2018, August). FACTORS AFFECTING DISPARITIES IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT OF ASSAM: AN INTER-DISTRICT LEVEL ANALYSIS. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(8), 4069-4080. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=286
Chicago
Dev, Dharmendra Narayan, and Dr. Ratneswar Debnath. "FACTORS AFFECTING DISPARITIES IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT OF ASSAM: AN INTER-DISTRICT LEVEL ANALYSIS." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 8 (August 2018), 4069-4080. Accessed August, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=286.

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Abstract:
There are so many hurdles of development in a rural and backward economy like Assam. The rural development of such an economy has been affected by several factors including geographical and physiographical variables. The study like inter- district disparities in rural development of Assam which are caused by different factors is very important for policy implications regarding equitable development in the region in particular and rural development in general. The present study attempts to analyze the factors understandings inter- district disparities in rural development of Assam on the basis of secondary sources data at the time of 2011 census. The broad factors that the study has been taken into account are rural infrastructure, resource availability, government expenditure on rural development programmes and industrial and urban growth. Further, the study also wants to find out the significant factors that lead to disparities in rural development. From the results it has been found that resource availability factor came out to be highly significant factor among the factors in disparities in rural development of Assam.