Condition of housing in Bundelkhand region of UP and MP by Dr. Sarda Prasad
Condition of housing in Bundelkhand region of UP and MP by
Dr. Sarda Prasad
The electricity, road and water (Bijli, Sadak, and Pani - BSP )
determined the socio- economic status of a geographic region.
Housing conditions (good, livable and dilapidated) and household
amenities (especially electricity and water supply) indicates the
socio-economic status of the individual households.
The Bundelkhand (BKD) region is one of the poorest regions of UP and MP
as it is characterized by lack of natural resource and unsuitable for
BKD region comprises of 13 districts of which 7 districts are from UP.
Statistics shows that Chhattarpur district of MP and Chitrakoot/Banda
district of UP are poorest in terms of natural resources and human
Census of India (2001) depicts the highest rural out-migrants were from
Banda and Chhattarpur district of UP and MP respectively.
Unfortunately people of this region (high and low castes) are interested
on expenditure to buy Gun and gambling instead of spend on education of
In daily Newspapers and Doordarshan are showing the fate and
conditions of this region.
During the survey of my Ph. D (May to September 2011), we have
observed a lot of the hidden facts and reality what we could not even
imagine about the households conditions, economic status and
It is facts and reality that still this regions believe in un-
touchability and visible casteism. This phenomenon creates dacoity, robbers
and other social evils (Eg. Dacoit –Dadua) and indirectly affects housing
conditions and house hold amenities.
These are the justification of the study.
We have used Household data from Census 2011 and some primary data.
Bringing Bundelkhand to the World.
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