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Research Paper | Geography | India | Volume 5 Issue 11, November 2016
Spatial Analysis of Household Amenities in Rajasthan
Abstract: The present research paper is an attempt to analyze the spatial variations in household amenities and assets in respect of availability of safe drinking water, improved sanitation, clean cooking fuel and drainage facility in all 32 districts of Rajasthan. These amenities improve the quality of life and are the positive signs of social status and instruments for a better life. In the present study GIS techniques has been applied to show the spatial pattern. As per 2011 census, 32 % of households having facility of Drinking Water from Treated Source, 23 % households using Clean Cooking Fuel, 35 % of households having Improved Sanitation Facility and only 42 % households having Improved Drainage Facility. The study shows that the availability of safe drinking water decreases from high in the northern part to low in the Southern and Western part of the state. There is a declining trend in availability of improved sanitation from North to East and West direction. There is a more than 40 % clean cooking fuel is highest in Kota and Jaipur District, western, southern and eastern side of the state but lower consumption. The percentage of improved drainage facility is highest in Central and Eastern, moderate in Northern and lowest in Western Rajasthan.
Keywords: Spatial Distribution, Household Amenities, Rajasthan
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 11, November 2016,
Pages: 1063 - 1066