URBANISATION IN THE KARBI ANGLONG DISTRICT OF ASSAM: A CASE STUDY OF THE GROWTH OF DIPHU TOWNJournal: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH -GRANTHAALAYAH (Vol.6, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2018-03-30
Authors : Mili Hojai;
Page : 176-181
Keywords : Urbanization; Diphu; Karbi Anglong; Population; Assam; Migration.;
Urbanisation is the process of society, transformation from a predominantly rural to a predominantly urban population. Diphu being the headquarter of Karbi Anglong district of Assam witnessed a steady growth and level of urbanization due to rise in population growth, flow migration and other associated factors. In spite of being physically remote and socioeconomically backward in comparison with some other districts of Assam, it has been found that the growth of urban population is noticeably higher in this hilly district. Based primarily on secondary data, the study examines the level of urbanization in Karbi Anglong with respect to the growth of Diphu Town.
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