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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Status of migration in Uttarakhand: A case study of Rudraprayag District

Jangwan Ashutosh 
Department of Geography, Government Degree College
Chandrabadni, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand
Upreti Pallavi
ESD-NCERT, New Delhi

Abstract

Migration is one of the important dimensions in constructing population dynamics in any region. Migration is often the outcome of numerous multidimensional factors. They might be physical, economic, socio-cultural political factors or blend of one or more. In the present time economic factors are main responsible factors behind the migration in the developing and under developed countries. Migration has a direct impact on the population size of areas of origin and destination (Goldscheider, 1987). The entire Himalayan region is completely affected by migration and the state of Uttarakhand is no excetion to this, which has shown a constant increasing trend in intra rural urban migration since its formation in 2000. The Rudraprayag region in Uttarakhand is one of the rugged terrain areas with harsh climatic conditions and limited employment opportunities. Therefore, the study tries to analyses the migration trend in the area based on the primary survey of 16 villages. The maximum share of migrants is due to job and employment which makes up to 13.58% in the region. Education is the second most important region with 11.13% due to which people tend to migrate in the region especially the younger population. The migration condition of Rudraprayag district is presented in this paper

Migration, demography, Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2019.20309

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Received: 03.10.2019

Revised: 14.11.2019

Accepted: 29.11.2019

First Online: 27.12. 2019

DOI:https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2019.20309

Publisher Name:  Action for Sustainable Efficacious Development and Awareness (ASEA)

Print ISSN: 0972-3099           

Online ISSN:2278-5124