Dash, Pragyan (2013) Consumption pattern of electricity in rural and urban areas: a case study of rourkela, sundergarh district of odisha. MA thesis.
This present study entitled “Consumption Pattern of Electricity in Rural and Urban Areas: a Case Study of Rourkela” had been conducted in and around Rourkela city. This study will give a clear understanding and insights of the primary factors that are responsible for utilization of electricity in rural and urban areas. The determinants of household expenditures on electricity consumption of both the rural and urban areas are identified and analysed. This study will discuss how in rural area people are not able to get electric connection legally using meter. This have lead to illegal way of getting electricity as the rural people’s income are too low and they are not in a position of getting registration in Electrical Department. On the contrary, in urban areas people are paying subsidised electrical bill per month. Through this study, it was found that both in rural and urban areas that the meter readings are not checked on a regular basis. This study will provide clear understanding regarding the difference between the consumption of electricity in rural and urban areas. Also, this study will provide immense knowledge about the hardships faced by the rural people and the lacunae on the part of the Government Officials chiefly the electric department. The findings of the present study may be useful to the electric department in solving the problems face by the rural people in providing their needs and in framing stringent measures and laws to use electricity more judiciously and legally.
|Item Type:||Thesis ( MA)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Consumption;Electricity;Rural;Urban;Income; Expenditure|
|Subjects:||Humanities & Social Sciences > Economic of land and Energy|
|Divisions:||Social Sciences > Department of Humanities & Social Sciences|
|Deposited By:||Hemanta Biswal|
|Deposited On:||31 Oct 2013 14:59|
|Last Modified:||20 Dec 2013 14:28|
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