Socio-Economic Status of the Warna Basin Villages: Analysis using GIS Techniques
Jagdish B. Sapkale 

Jagdish B. Sapkale, Department of Geography, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India.
Manuscript received on 13 August 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 17 August 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 August 2019 | PP: 4008-4014 | Volume-8 Issue-10, August 2019 | Retrieval Number: I8601078919/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.I8601.0881019
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Abstract: The assessments of the socio-economic impacts of the Warna dam for the villages of basin area have been attempted. The secondary data in the form of census data and revenue data has been used for all the villages of Warna river basin. Besides, this to cross check the actual status of the villages in terms of socio-economic development, field investigations have undertaken in some sites likely to be impacted by Chandoli dam . During the field work and even number of visits in the villages of the study area, it has observed that prior to dam construction the agricultural activities were totally dependent on the natural rainfall. Now after dam construction the water is being used for agricultural activities and agro based industries. Agricultural productivity also increased in the study area after the dam construction. GIS based differentiate techniques have used for the analysis of socio economic characteristics in the present research work..
Keywords: Chandoli dam, Composite Socio Economic Index, GIS techniques, Socio-economic development..

Scope of the Article: Composite Materials