Objectives of Rural Development

The objectives composed by the government in the sixth five-year plan for rural development are:

  • To achieve enhanced production and productivity in rural areas
  • To bring about a greater socio-economic equity
  • To bring about a spatial balance in social and economic development
  • To bring about improvement in the ecological environment so that it may be conducive to growth and happiness
  • To develop broad based community participation in the process of development.