An Alternative and a Less Painful Process

Chowdary, T. H.
January 2011
India Economy Review;Jan2011, Vol. 7, p40
The article asserts that by urbanizing and providing urban facilities in rural areas and by providing jobs to the educated young villagers, exemplified by the GramIT project, the problem of overpopulation of Indian urban areas due to migration can be solved. The GramIT project being implemented in and around the small town of Bhimavaram in West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh and its advantages are elaborated. Indian statesman Sri Rajagopalachari's idea for the social provision of housing and transport for immigrants to urban areas is also explored.


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