Volume : 3, Issue : 3, APR 2019

Inclusive Rural Development-A Brief Study on Economic, Social and Political Dimensions

Surendra Kalagara


Inclusive rural development is more specific concept than the concept of rural development. In broader terms, inclusive rural development is about improving the quality of life of all members of rural society. More specifically, inclusive rural development covers three different but interrelated dimensions.


  1. Economic dimension


  1. Social dimension


  1. Political dimension


Economic dimension encompasses providing both capacity and opportunities for the poor and low-income households in particular Social dimension supports social development of poor and low- Income households, promotes gender equality and women’s empowerment and provides social safety nets for vulnerable groups. Political dimension improves the opportunities for the poor and low Income people in rural areas to effectively and equally participate in the political processes at the village level.


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