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Literacy and Social Development in Assam: A Brief Study


Nawshad Ali Ahmed


Education is the most important instrument for changing the economic condition of the rural society. It is also crucial to every aspect of social and economic development. The economic development is a measure of the welfare of humans in a society and education is a prime leading piece for the development in a region. It‘s not only helps the farmers planning and management, rational decision making, record keeping, computation of cost and revenue, but it also provides knowledge to adopt improve methods of cultivation, to understand processing methods and storage procedures, to know the programmes, targets and policies of the government, to know the family welfare, health, nutrition and home economics etc. However, agriculture is the primary source of occupation to the Indian rural people who directly or indirectly depend on agriculture. The present paper deals with the role of education and economic development through agriculture at the micro levels in rural Assam. It also attempts to examine the spatial variation of agricultural development of the studied in the district of Kamrup.


Literacy, Social Development, Education, Assam


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Literacy and Social Development in Assam: A Brief Study. Nawshad Ali Ahmed. 2017. IJIRCT, Volume 3, Issue 4. Pages 1-3.

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