ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Nature of Rural Underdevelopment-A Field View

Planning for rural development means preparing development plans for relatively small and homogeneous areas like districts and taluks. This involves focusing development programmes on the basic needs of village communities and of target groups of the poor of the area. It is common note to judge rural plans by the number of poor helped to rise above the poverty line, and not merely by growth indicators.

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