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Research Paper | Environmental Science Studies | India | Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021
Socioeconomic Impact and Environmental Status in Ujjani Dam Affected Area of Indapur Tehsil, Dist - Pune (MH)
J. B. Bhore | B. I. Gatkul | Amit B. Shinde
Abstract: Ujjani dam project provides the opportunity to study the current status of livelihoods of the people affected by the dam, and the aftermath of displacement and rehabilitation. The livelihoods of project - affected people (PAP) are still at risk from the development of the ujjani dam. In the case of the dam many studies that have been done on the resettlement and rehabilitation policy. Due to a large submersion of forest and agriculture land by the reservoir, over 4, 000 families were classified as affected according to the Government of India. Those who received official designation as Project Affected People (PAP) some studies estimate that the number of families and people affected is much greater than the number accounted for by the Indian government?s policies. Some estimates project that nearly 10, 000 people have been affected by this phase of the dam development. The numbers of families living around the dam and reservoir who require compensation due to impacts of the dam. Some of the major?s issues and conclusions that emerge from this review. It has invariably led to dispersal of communities, breakdown of traditional support systems and devaluation of their cultural identity and curtailed their access to natural resource base, affecting their mental and physical wellbeing. The resettlement and rehabilitation process is largely dependent and affected by the lifestyle of the families before displacement.
Keywords: Questionnaires Method, Physico-chemical parameters of soil water
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021,
Pages: 152 - 156