Role of Roads on Housing and Health of Fringe of Raipur City, Chhattisgarh: A Comparative Analysis


  • Shyama Prasanna Mukherjee Research Scholar, S.O.S in Geography, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.



House Type, Area of Houses, Household Goods, Fuel Energy, Disease in Family, Medicine Use


The World Health Organization (WHO) stated that housing is a residential environment for family and individuals which involved as physical structure used for shelter. It is one of the basic human needs after food and clothing. Housing is most essential for civilized existence. The development of housing therefore must enjoy high priority in poor society where facilities and amenities are below the minimum standard. In the fringe of Raipur city most of the selected village’s subordinate (lower level) housing condition because of such villages are closely associated with the low level of socio–economic and cultured lifestyle. In the study area, the quality of houses is medium or low type because low quality materials used for construction and lack of modern planning to frame the building components. Health is the ability of communities or individuals to put down physical, mental or social challenges. It is a complete physical, mental and social well being. The health condition of communities mostly depends on efficient and flourished health care system. In the case of Raipur Fringe health care infrastructure is very poor. There are no any primary health centers in the selected remote villages.


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How to Cite

Mukherjee, S. P. (2020). Role of Roads on Housing and Health of Fringe of Raipur City, Chhattisgarh: A Comparative Analysis. The Asian Review of Civil Engineering, 9(1), 32–46.