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Block Level Disparity in Social Development: A Case Study of Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India

Journal: International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research (IJSER) (Vol.3, No. 4)

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Page : 92-95

Keywords : Social development; Composite index; Quality of life; Social justice; Social harmony;

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A social scientist has their own perception of development processes. Economic development seems to be of little relevance in the absence of social development. Social development essentially is one of dimensions focusing on overall development. Social development has its focus on development of people in terms of their mutual relations and the institutional and structural change in the society. The two most significant parameters of measuring social development include quality of life and social justice. The quality of life in this context is measured in terms of social harmony and social cohesion and social justices that have it focus on equal right and opportunities to all segments of a society. Social development generally includes the basic social needs which are very essential to lead a healthy lifestyle within society. This paper emphasis on block level disparity of social development of Paschim Medinipur. Composite index is taken into consideration for analysis of development scenario at block level. Ranks are assigning according to composite development value. Ghatal holds the first (52.11) position where as Nayagram rank 29th in social development.

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