Quality of Life in Rural Areas of Moradabad district: A Blockwise Study
IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science
The present paper attempts to examine the quality of life in rural areas of Moradabad district and also analyse the block-wise spatial variation. The study is based on secondary source of data taken from the district handbook of Moradabad, 2011. For methodological purpose Z-Score technique has been applied and cartographical representations have been made through ArcView (3.2) in order to show the level of availability of amenities like education, medical facilities, drinking water, bank
... water, bank services and power supply. On the basis of Composite score value of these five amenities, we measured the quality of life of the different blocks of the district. The results from the study shows that three blocks namely, Moradabad, Bhagatpur Tanda and Kundarki Dingpur represent the region of high level of the quality of life. Nearly seventy percent of the blocks of the district come under medium category of quality of life, while, only one block has low level of quality of life.