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By Vishwambhar Prasad Sati, Lalrinpuia Vangchhia

This booklet provides a socio-economic and livelihood research of agriculturally-dependent groups of Mizoram, the jap extension of the Himalaya, utilizing the sustainable livelihood strategy. Such an method of poverty aid is inevitable, rather, in parts the place livelihoods rely principally on biomass-based agriculture and cattle creation. Mizoram possesses considerable common assets – land, water and wooded area – yet these assets are mostly unused. The zone suffers from persistent poverty and malnutrition, and weather swap has additional motivated livelihood styles. This paintings reviews all of the features of normal potentials and livelihood prestige in Mizoram. It additionally discusses the foremost riding forces that impact livelihood styles. in accordance with an in depth research of empirical facts, numerous coverage measures are prompt to deal with power poverty and malnutrition. The booklet is consequently hugely precious for all stakeholders; scholars, researchers, academicians, coverage makers and politicians excited about rural/community development.

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22 2 Geographical Backdrop and Sustainable Livelihoods Major Lakes Lakes are locally known as Dil. Mizoram has several perennial lakes, scattered in all parts of the state. Among them, the famous lakes are Palak Lake, Tamdil, Rungdil, Rengdil, and Rildil. A detailed note on these lakes is as follows: Palak Lake: Located in the southern part of Mizoram, Palak Lake spreads over 30 ha area, formed either by earthquake or by flood. A village was believed to be submerged into the lake during its formation.

Along with this, the other separatist political forces of Assam hills demanded for the separate states. A fresh demand for statehood was gained momentum in 1967 under the MNF. A delegation of Mizo District Council in 1971 met the then Prime Minister of India, late Mrs. Indira Gandhi and demanded for a full fledged separate state. This meeting resulted in upgradation of Mizoram as Union Territory in 1972. A voice for separate state was persistently rising along with large-scale disturbances and disruptions by the insurgents.

Roads are constructed and maintained either by PWD or BRO and road types vary from national highways to village roads under both categories. 6) along with Myanmar and Bangladesh borders. An estimation of number of vehicles in the state shows that their numbers were 117,631 (2013), both private and government. 8 % in vehicles was noticed in 2012. 2 % are big vehicles. 0 100 Airways Airways play a significant and strategic role in transportation; connect Aizawl (Lengpui airport) with Guwahati, Imphal, and Kolkata directly and other major cities of India by connecting flights.

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