Assessment of Social Infrastructure Due to Growth and Development in Roads: A Case Study

Authors

  • Joyoti Gayen Department of Agricultural Economics, Institute of Agriculture, Visva-Bharati, Birbhum, West Bengal, India
  • Debashis Sarkar Department of Agricultural Economics, Institute of Agriculture, Visva-Bharati, Birbhum, West Bengal, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51983/arss-2021.10.1.2682

Keywords:

Rural Roads, Education, Health Care and Drinking Water Facilities, Social Mobility

Abstract

Rural connectivity is essential for the socio-economic development of rural areas. Various studies reveal that a higher socioeconomic progress is occurring in areas with paved roads for a long time. The linkages are either direct or indirect. It has been observed in this study that places with better transportation systems lead to improved accessibility to education, healthcare and drinking water facilities. It has been found that improved road infrastructure also increases the transport facility which gives better access to healthcare and education. It has been observed that enrolment in secondary/higher secondary schools increases due to access to rural roads.

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Published

15-05-2021

How to Cite

Gayen, J., & Sarkar, D. (2021). Assessment of Social Infrastructure Due to Growth and Development in Roads: A Case Study. Asian Review of Social Sciences, 10(1), 52–56. https://doi.org/10.51983/arss-2021.10.1.2682