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Case Studies | Geography | India | Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022
Economic Condition of Scheduled Castes (SC) - A Case Study on Suryapet, Nalgonda District
Abstract: The present paper is concerned with Socio-Economic background of Scheduled Castes (SCs) population in Nalgonda District of Telangana state and its major focus is to analyze the main obstacles on the way to socio-economic development. The basic information has been collected through the well prepared questionnaire and supplemented by relevant secondary data. An in-depth study was run over 370 sample household and the result was shown in the tabulated form. The outcome of the study reveals that 39.5 percentage sample population belong to Scheduled Castes community and the percentage of men and women is 33.78 and 5.72 respectively. Education and Employment is the most important instrument of Socio-Economic Development. The educational level of the study area is not so good among the people of Scheduled Castes community except the present generation and in terms of higher education the level is very poor. The rate of literacy among women is far behind than men although the number of women is more than men. A large number of people of the Scheduled Castes community are unemployed and the main economic activities are based on agriculture. They usually live in mud house, although there are several concrete houses built with the help of the various Government schemes. So as a whole it is observed from the present study that, the socio economic condition of Scheduled Castes community is poor and Government should pay attention to socio-economic backwardness and find requisite steps for sustainable development.
Keywords: Socio Economic, Scheduled caste, Education
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022,
Pages: 100 - 103