A Geographical Study Of Occupational Structure In Sri Muktsar Sahib District, Punjab
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The district of Sri Muktsar Sahib facing waterlogging problem since the period of 1980 after the introduction of two major canals namely Sirhind Feeder and Indra Gandhi canal during 1960. The condition of waterlogging exists in small patches in all areas of district. Mostly the waterlogged areas prevail along Indra Gandhi Canal. The district has both permanent and seasonal types of water-logging and presently shifting toward south-west of district. Present study is an initiative to study the impact of waterlogging on occupational structure of people. Both primary and secondary source of data are being used for study, In primary source, Mapping is completed with GIS (Geographic Information System) by using Bhuvan Geo-portal data and secondly field study was conducted with the help of questionnaire, apart from these GPS (Global Positioning System) were used for collecting GCP (Ground Control Points). Secondary source includes Census reports, Journals Articles, books and other web sources. The main finding of study indicates that waterlogging condition has no impact upon occupation structure of people because people are earning their livelihood from other sources. Mostly people are aware about government policies and waterlogging condition is not forcing them to engage in other occupation.
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