Thursday, September 4, 2014

Vijaywada: the new capital of Andhra Pradesh: Sociological Impacts

CM of Andhra Pradesh Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu announced that the new capital city of the newly formed AP state would be developed around the city of Vijaywada.

What could be the sociological impact of such move?

  1. Reduction in poverty rate
  2. Increase in Per Capita Income
  3. More employment opportunities
  4. Better education facilities
  5. More focus of the government towards overall development of the region
  6. Social mobility (Sanskritization)
  1. Rapid urbanization and associated issues: concrete jungle
  2. Straining of natural resources like Land, Soil, Water
  3. Slum
  4. Increase in Crime Rate
  5. High incidences of diseases
  6. Pollution
  7. Environmental degradation
  8. Displacement of farmers  (Development induced displacement)
  9. Migration

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