This study is a humble attempt to project the evolving environmental crisis faced by the people of the most advanced urban city, Cochin, of the state of Kerala.

Decision to Migrate is mostly a choice - except in compelling

This paper attempts to study the impact of the National Rural
Employment Guarantee Programme in three Grama Panchayats of

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The 61st round of NSS shows that there is a turn around in employment growth in rural India after a phase of

This paper by Centre for Development Studies examines empirically within sustainable development framework the dynamics of coverage in rural drinking water supply of 180 demand-driven schemes from Malappuram, predominantly a coastal district of Kerala State.