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INTERNATIONAL, PEER REVIEWED/REFEREED, MULTIDISCIPLINARY,BIANNUAL,BILINGUAL, OPEN ACCESS,INDEXED JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES INTERNATIONAL, PEER REVIEWED/REFEREED, MULTIDISCIPLINARY,BIANNUAL,BILINGUAL, OPEN ACCESS,INDEXED JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES

Economic Impac of a Thermal Power Project on the Nieghbourhood- A Case study of Kalisindh Thermal Power Project

Reeta Karra, P.N.Mishra, Pooja Jain

Affiliations:

  1. Assistant Engineer, Service Building, H-II, Second Floor, Kalisindh Thermal Power Project, Near village Undal, Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited, Jhalawar  (Raj.) India
  2. Professor IMS and Director, Deen dayal Upadyaya Kaushal Kendra, Institute of Management Studies Building, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidhyalay,  Takshshila Campus, Khandwa Road, Indore (M.P.) India
  3. Asst. Professor, International Institute of Professional Studies, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidhyalay, Takshshila Campus, Khandwa Road, Indore (M.P.) India

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Kalisindh Thermal Power Project is located near village Undal in State Rajasthan. For construction of this power project land of nearby villages viz Devri, Motipura, Nimoda, Singhania and Undal was acquired. When any project starts, it always impact on nearby area in so many ways. This paper presents the findings about benefits of this Thermal Power Project on villagers of nearby villages. A survey has been carried out on people living in these villages through a structured questionnaire to collect data. As there was not much difference in background of villagers, hence convenience sampling considered appropriate for collection of data. Frequency, percentage, simple arithmetic mean and ANOVA are the statistical tools used for the analysis. With help of this study, it has been concluded that major benefits available for villagers are Employment Generation, Business Opportunities, Skill Development, Onsite Training, Reviving the Economy, Real Estate Speculation, Infrastructure Development like Roads, Shops etc and Facilities Development like ATM, School, Bank, Dispensary etc.

Keywords:
ANOVA, Convenience Sampling, Employment Generation, Reviving the Economy, Skill Development.