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Socio-economic Condition of Namasudra Community, Bagdah Block, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India

Abstract


Socio-Economic Condition is an important indicator to measure the development level of any community. The Namasudra community of Bagdah block is traditionally occupational Scheduled Caste community. Socio-Economic development associated with Namasudra community is characterized by income, literacy rate, housing and medical facilities, ownership of productive resources and participation primary, secondary and tertiary sectors. The paper focused on the Socio-Economic development scenario analysis of Namasudra community of Bagdah block and tries to reveal some fundamental aspect of Socio-Economic Condition of the community. Bagdah block is situated in lower Ganga plain and beside the Bangladesh Border. Physiographic, climatic conditions and lack of Government initiatives do not support their present conditions. Demographic scenario (total population, sex ratio, child birth and mortality), Economic status (monthly income, dependency ratio, working population and women income) and Social scenario (source of drinking water, religion, caste, literacy rate and language) are also influence this type of research. We have basically focused on the present Socio-economic condition of Namasudra community, Bagdah block based on primary survey.


Keywords

Socio-Economic condition, Namasudra community, Bagdah block, Demographic condition

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