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IJSTR >> Volume 8 - Issue 8, August 2019 Edition

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Status Of Basic Urban Amenities: A Case Study On Tarakeswar Town In Hugli District Of West Bengal

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Pintu Shee



Basic urban amenities, fundamental determinants, indispensable, availability, solid waste management, Disparity, sustainable development.



Basic amenities are fundamental determinants of quality of living in society. Basic amenities cover those provisions and facilities which are inevitable to human life in modern era. Access to safe drinking water, access to toilet and latrine facilities, well planned sewage system and having access to energy in the form of electricity etc. are certain fundamental determinants of quality of living. This paper deals with an intensive study on availability of urban amenities in the Tarakeswar municipal area. Mainly solid waste management, status and availability of drinking water, house lighting system, availability of latrine and bathroom facilities, sewage system have been highlighted in this research paper. Disparity of urban amenities in the municipal area has been identified. An overall survey report, dealing with the availability and disparity of selected urban amenities of this township area, has been presented here with recommendations for sustainable development of environmental condition.



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