MEET Dr. ANKUR PARE
India’s soul lies in the villages. India is an agricultural country. According to the 2011 census, the total population of our country is 121.02 crores. Majority of India i.e. 68.84% resides in the village. Infrastructure has a vital role in the socio-economic development of any country.
Even today, in the villages of India, agriculture and its related industries are the main pillars of livelihood and employment. In such a situation it is unfair to talk about the progress and development of the village without prosperity of the farmers. According to Charles Metcalfe “ The Village Communities are Little Republic ”.
For the economic and social development of any country basic infrastructure like housing, electricity, roads, water, health and education are essential. The economic prosperity in rural India can be achieved if the critical issues of physical connectivity, electronic connectivity and knowledge connectivity are addressed effectively. Critical Appraisal of the current infrastructure available in the village and the efforts made by the government.