Research Article
Volume 7 Issue 4 - 2021
Factors Influence on Rural Livelihood Diversification and Well-Being of South Tripura District
Mithun Mog1* Debasis Neogi1 and Mrinmoy Pratim Bharadwaz2
1Department of Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology, Agartala, India
2Mphil, Manager-Biostatistics, Alpha MD Pvt. Limited, Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding Author: Mithun Mog, Department of Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology, Agartala, India.
Received: July 04, 2021; Published: September 29, 2021




Abstract

This study focuses on rural livelihood diversification and well-being of the south district of Tripura. A Multistage systematic random sampling technique was used for data gathering. First, a block was selected for panchayat identification, in second stage gram panchayat and at last household level for final selection of sample. Inferential statistics was adopted to analyses data. A wealth index was calculated based study population characteristics- demographic, socio-economic, institutional factors was considered. Result shows that majority of the household was from medium wealth category. However, one - fourth family was from wealthier category. Nevertheless, only 22.5% households were in still improving stage in terms of overall household development. Further, a large section of the Scheduled Tribe (63.41%) household are in medium wealth category followed by scheduled caste (51.72%) and other backward class (48.48%). Regression analysis shows that educational qualification, food security, bank credits, households’ expenditure and household location in urban areas are substantial influence factors for diversifying into high paid income and salaried job for livelihood of Tripura. Tripura has much potential to grow in primary and secondary sectors, thereby improving their technical skills, arrange warehouse, connect with potential market place for local manufacturers in order to improve living standard and rural economic growth of its rural population that can be prevent from excess rural diversification and from unstable employment in rural Tripura.

Keywords: Agriculture Sector; Livelihood Diversification; Rural Diversification; Social Classes

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Citation: Mithun Mog., et al. “Factors Influence on Rural Livelihood Diversification and Well-Being of South Tripura District”. EC Agriculture 7.4 (2021): 07-15.

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