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A Socio-Economic approach
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Genre: Social Science
Language: English
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This research deals with the problem of maternal health care in different segments of Indian societies. Vast difference is found in availing health facilities in different Social & Economic groups. There are many social, cultural and economic groups existing in Indian society simultaneously .Their standard of living and awareness varies according to their socio-economic status. There is very poor status of maternal health in rural and backward areas. Secondary Data have used in this study. Primary survey has been conducted by Department of Health under Government of India (National Family Health Survey-3, year 2005-06). Data of NFHS-3 is the main base of this study but other related literature used also in describing of maternal health status and role of Third Sector in this matter. The National Family Health Survey-3 provided information about population, health and nutrition in India and each of 29 states. The survey is based on a sample of households which a representative at the national and state levels. That is why I used DATA of NFHS-3 for this study of maternal health care situation in India. The Statistical Tools have been used in analysis of Data like Tables; Graph etc. Data have been analyzed with the help of related literature. The Research Design selected for this Study is Exploratory and Descriptive. Reported related literature has taken from websites, Journals etc. It’s very helpful in writing of introduction of this study. For required help available Departmental and Government’s reports have also used.

About the Author

Subhash Chandra Verma is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, Government Post Graduate College, Rudrapur (U.S. Nagar) 263153, Uttrakhand, India. He completed his Ph.D. in Sociology from Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra in 2004. His research interests include the socio-cultural study of the Tharu & Buksa tribe of India. He is currently working on a research project Tharu & Buksa Tribes of India. He published a book on the Tharu Tribal community (in Hindi) in 2008 and has presented many papers on tribal & Rural studies. He collaborates with a German Institution EDEJU ( the International Institute for Promotion of the Development of Youth), for study and research on Indian tribal youth. He is supervising research scholars who are working on tribal and rural -urban studies for their Ph.D. degrees in Kumaun University Nainital (India). He has presented research papers on Tharu and Buksa tribal communities at international conferences in the USA, Canada, China, Philippines, Korea and France. At present he is also working as Programme Officer in National Service Scheme of India. More information can be found on his own webpage.

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