X URBANIZATION AND MIGRATION IN ARUNACHAL PRADESH: AN INTROSPECTIVE STUDY
Keywords:Economic Opportunity, Population Structure, Emigrant, Immigrant
To understand the dynamics of urban growth, there is a fundamental and pertinent question about migration which holds a place of prominence in a geographical analysis of population change in an area. Migration is most fundamental to the understanding of continuously changing space content and space relationship of an area. Migrants tend to move from areas of lower economic opportunity to those of higher economic opportunity. Internal migration is a very important component in the population structure of Arunachal Pradesh. Migration has important economic consequences on employment and unemployment for both the emigrant and immigrant while emigration tends to reduce unemployment and immigrating tends to expand unemployment. The objective of the study is to find out the effects of migration on urbanization in Arunachal Pradesh. This study is an introspective type of research based on secondary data gathered from books, articles, websites, web-based journals, Census Reports, and government offices.
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