Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  2321-5828

ISSN Online :  0975-6795


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Levels of Urbanization in South 24 Parganas District, West Bengal

Address:   Sakti Mandal
PhD Research Scholar, Department of Geography, University of Calcutta, Kolkata

This article focuses on the growth of urbanization. It deals with the concept of urbanization, difference between urbanization and urbanism, level and trend of urbanization in South 24 Parganas, relationship between urbanization and development, in South 24 Parganas. The data has been collected from Census of India, 2001 and other official record. On the basis of the selected indicators, it is concluded that in this district Rajpur-Sonarpur and Maheshtala town have high level, Budge-Budge, Pujali, Chack Kashipur, Chack Enayetnagar, Baruipur, Diamond-Harbour, Jaynagar-Majilpur and Bilandapur have medium level and rest towns have very low level of urbanization.
Urbanization, Urbanism, Growth of Population
Sakti Mandal. Levels of Urbanization in South 24 Parganas District, West Bengal.Research J. Humanities and Social Sciences 2013; 4(1) 32-38
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