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Urbanization : Boon or Bane with Reference to Rudrapur City

Poonam Shah Gangola


  1. Assistant Professor Geography SBS PG Collage, Rudrapur U. S Nagar, Uttarakhand, INDIA


People and development have a strong relationship as people always run for development either for oneself or it’s surrounding. Urbanization is also a part of the development process of the people. The transformation process of rural villages to urban cities shows the socio economic development of the area. Employment also plays a major role in the population shift from rural to urban. Urbanization refers to the population shift from rural to urban areas. Urbanization related to a range of disciplines including urban planning, Geography, Society, Economies and Public health. The phenomenon is closely linked to modernization, Industrialization and sociological process of rationalization. Urbanization creates enormous social, economic and environmental changes.

Uttarakhand, Rudrapur City, Urban Geography, Urbanization