Characterizing the forcing factorsinfluencing the quality of life inthe marshydeltaicSundarban Region: A Case Study fromKakdwip, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India
UttamKumar Patra, Shalmoli Palit*
Kakdwip block comes under deltaic portion of Sundarban. This area is much more vulnerable to any kind of natural hazards like the cyclone, flood and embankment breaching. This is the main reason of underdevelopment of this area. The study tries to show the quality of life of South24 Parganas in West Bengal. It is seen that quality of life in the Kakdwip block is of very low grade. Four panchayats of this block is taken into consideration for this study. From these four-panchayat areas total samples are collected through the household survey and then analysis of the quality and living condition of the people is done. Among these blocksthere are some social parameter which are taken for the study of this topic. It tries to outline the overall life quality of the block.
Volume: Volume 24
Issues: Issue 10
Keywords: Quality of life (QOL), Marshy Area, Sundarban, Delta, Kakdwip