Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018, Page: 1-7
A Study to Illustrate the Trend of Settlement Pattern and Changes of Housing Condition of Bhetupara, Mohanpur, Rajshahi
Aftabun Nahar, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, Rashahi, Bangladesh
Imzamam Ul Khan Shuvo, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, Rashahi, Bangladesh
Asif Alam, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, Rashahi, Bangladesh
Abdul Wakil, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, Rashahi, Bangladesh
Received: Mar. 25, 2018;       Accepted: Apr. 12, 2018;       Published: May 24, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijsdr.20180401.11      View  782      Downloads  46
Abstract
Traditionally, rural settlements were associated with agriculture. In modern times other types of rural communities have been developed. And the Settlement pattern is also changed with time. The study is based on rural housing pattern, because housing is a basic need for mankind. The study area is a village named Bhetupara which is located at Mohanpur upazila in Rajshahi district. The objective of the study is to know about their housing condition and show the trends of changes in settlement pattern. Housing condition represents basically the condition of basic facilities in the village such as sanitation, drinking water facilities and electricity connection. In this paper, he condition is shown trend line analysis and by chart. In the analysis three years data is used to illustrate the trend and compare the present condition in terms of previous condition. The 2001 and 2011 data is collected from Community Series of Rajshahi, and 2017’s data is collected from questionnaire survey and field survey. The sample size of household survey was 50 among 171 households and the method used for data sample selection is random sampling method. The study is based on both quantitative and qualitative data. Finally, some recommendation is given to improve the condition of rural settlement.
Keywords
Settlement Pattern, Housing Condition, Questionnaire Survey, Trend Analysis
To cite this article
Aftabun Nahar, Imzamam Ul Khan Shuvo, Asif Alam, Abdul Wakil, A Study to Illustrate the Trend of Settlement Pattern and Changes of Housing Condition of Bhetupara, Mohanpur, Rajshahi, International Journal of Sustainable Development Research. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2018, pp. 1-7. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsdr.20180401.11
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