Housing Security Index - A New Measure of Housing SecurityJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2021-03-05
Authors : Kiran Kumar P;
Page : 1307-1311
Keywords : Housing Security Index; Human Development; Sustainable Development;
Affordable and adequate housing is necessary towards ensuring a dignified life for human beings, and to ensure inclusive economic growth for the city and the state. The state has a responsibility to ensure access to affordable and adequate housing for all. Owning a house provides social and economic security as well as status in the society. There are several programmes implemented for human development in India. Rural housing programme is a veritable tool for fighting poverty and achieving economic prosperity, wellbeing, improving the quality of the life of people at the grassroots level especially those below the poverty line. Housing has importance also significant impact on health, education, drinking water, so that it improves quality of life in rural areas particularly the weaker sections of the society as well women. To providing houses for houseless in rural areas there are many programmes has been implemented by Government of India. Karnataka is one of the foremost states to have taken up housing in a major way. The present study is based on purely primary data. The objectives of the paper is to analytical study of shelter and well-being in Mandya district, to study the performance of rural housing programmes in the study area and to suggest measures to improve housing programmes for human development.
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